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Female and Male Engineers are Discussing the 3D CAD Software Render of an Electric Concet Car. High Tech Laboratory with a Prototype Vehicle Chassis.

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Breakthrough Technologies

RMI Launches New Climate Tech Accelerator

Faced with the rising urgency of the climate crisis, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and New Energy Nexus are proud to announce the launch of a new joint venture called Third Derivative (or D3, for short)—built to accelerate the rate of climate innovation. This program works with startups from around…

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Knowns and Unknowns of the Energy Transition

We live in times of great uncertainty. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought suffering, indescribable loss, and suffering all around the world. It also has shown us just how quickly our whole world can change, but it is not the only big change that we are facing in the early 21st…

Innovating to Solve Two Crises at Once

COVID-19 is a cataclysm of epic scale that has disrupted life as we know it globally. Early stage climate tech innovation is especially vulnerable to this disruption and, without swift, thoughtful action, we risk losing a decade of progress toward solutions that are critical for mitigating the most extreme effects…

Tackling Industrial Emissions

Emissions from heavy industry are the brave new world of climate action. Including emissions from electricity use, the industrial sector is responsible for 40 percent of the world’s GHG emissions, and its share of emissions is growing. Creating industry-wide transformation will take a combination of market, financial, and policy solutions.

Run on Less with Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Originally posted on ACT news. Although hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) have been around since the 1960s, they have recently emerged as a potential solution to decarbonize heavy transport. Nikola Motors just announced it has raised $1 billion in funding for its hydrogen…