ERIC Number: ED229229
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Resources for the Future. Annual Report for the Year Ending September 30, 1982.
Resources for the Future, Inc., Washington, DC.
Resources for the Future, Inc. (RFF) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation headquartered in Washington, D.C. RFF's purpose is to advance research and education in the development, conservation, and use of natural resources, including improvement of the quality of the environment. Most of its programs are carried out by resident staff, but a few are supported through grants to universities and other nonprofit organizations. Most studies are in the social sciences and are broadly concerned with relationships of people to the natural environment. Provided in this report is a selected representation of RFF's research programs and activities, concentrating on new projects and completed work. Programs and activities are described under the following headings: center for energy policy research (energy/national security, energy sources/technologies, integrative reviews, mineral economics and policy); quality of the environment (environmental assets, produced assets, environmental policy); renewable resources (food/agriculture, forests economics and policy, Federal lands, climate, workshop); and books in brief (describing five books and seven research papers, arranged alphabetically by author); and public affairs. Also included is a presidential essay ("Information, Communication, and the Policy Process" by Emery N. Castle, RFF president), financial statements, and information on Fall Forum, Wednesday Seminar Series, staff changes, and outside staff activities/publications. (JN)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Annual Reports, Books, Conservation (Environment), Energy, Environmental Education, Food, Foreign Countries, Forestry, Fuels, Land Use, Natural Resources, Physical Environment, Policy Formation, Pollution, Program Descriptions, Water
Resources for the Future, 1755 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Resources for the Future, Inc., Washington, DC.