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Cities

The Critical Role of Subnational Leadership in a Global Crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, the collective crisis we are facing right now is unprecedented in recent history. It is affecting the health and wellness of families all over the world, straining medical systems, upending lives, creating massive unemployment, and generating an air of fear and uncertainty.

The Path to Meeting Paris Targets for the United States

An overflow crowd assembled today at the Climate Action Center at the IFEMA event hall in Madrid, where the COP25 climate conference is being held. From across the enormous conference center, people came to hear the news that even as the US federal government plans to withdraw from the Paris…

RMI at COP25

Perhaps the most important climate event of the year is the COP international climate conference, and of course RMI is out in force at COP25 this week in Madrid. RMI will be speaking at and/or sponsoring the following events:   December 10 A New Hope for America‚Äôs Climate Future Presidential…

How Cities Can Improve Homes

The way we use energy makes a big difference in our lives in how safe, comfortable, and productive we are. In addition to impacting our individual lives, energy use in homes makes up a large part of energy use in the United States. The residential sector accounts for 20…

What Good are City Clean-Energy Targets?

In the absence of federal action, the US has seen a groundswell of local efforts and leadership in the fight against climate change. In addition to various states and corporations, many cities in the US have committed to power their own operations with renewable energy. In fact, 132…