Federal land leasing pause is an opportunity

Payne Institute Fellow Brad Handler and Director Morgan Bazilian write about how the Biden administration’s recent pause on new oil and gas leases on federal lands amounts to only a small step in achieving our climate change goals but represents an opportunity to devise a sustainable strategy that can support environmental stewardship, help foster green energy development, and help impacted communities effectively — and successfully — transition away from fossil fuels.  February 2, 2021.