General Energy

Communities Taking Center Stage Today at COP21

The Climate Summit for Local Leaders—hosted by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change—is the largest-ever convening of mayors, governors, and local leaders focused on fighting climate change.

How Communities Can Lead the Way Towards Clean Energy

The U.S. is going through a major energy revolution and communities are at the forefront. Today, RMI releases a new resource guide to assist leaders and practitioners in U.S. communities with a desire to transform their energy use.

At COP21, 3 Signs of a Commitment to Energy Innovation

This morning, COP21—the UN’s annual international climate change conference—kicked off in Paris with a very encouraging announcement. On one hand 20 countries—from the developed to the developing world arm-in-arm—made a commitment to double their research and development spending in the energy solutions of the future. They have labeled it “Mission…