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Climate Aligned Industries

Reviewing the Sustainable Finance Landscape

IMPLICATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE FINANCEDiversity of Strategies: There are many tools in the sustainable finance toolkit. Actors should select strategies appropriate to the aspect of the energy system they wish to transform and to their resource constraints. Interrelationship of Elements: Sustainable finance transactions generally involve all five elements, so it is…

Smart Planes Save Oil

This article, published in the Japanese Nikkei Ecology, explains how the next generation air traffic control technologies could save 10–12% of the oil consumed by air travel by 2030.

Industrial Ecology at Walmart

This article, published in the Japanese Nikkei Ecology, gives an overview of industrial ecology, an emerging interdisciplinary field, and explains how a groundbreaking program at Walmart, which will require a life cycle analysis of all products on the shelf, will increase demand for industrial ecologists.

Port Innovation Workshop Final Report

RMI worked with the Port of Seattle, Port of Tacoma, and Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) to develop integrative solutions to reduce the emissions and energy use throughout port operations. This included cargo arriving in port on ships, cargo handling at the terminal, and cargo leaving the port via…

Rock Bottom: Nearing the Limits of Metal Mining in Britain

While serving as the British representative for Friends of the Earth, Amory Lovins wrote this letter to Lord Zuckerman, Chairman of Britain’s Independent Commission on Mining and the Environment. In this reprint published by The Ecologist, Lovins argues that elegant resource frugality stands as a more logical, sensible and natural…