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Remembering Alastaire Dick

Our friend and colleague Alastaire Dick passed away on July 19 from complications related to COVID. Al was a great friend to many of us at RMI, and a man who will be remembered for his humility, clear moral sense, generosity of spirit, sense of humor, and commitment to his…

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We Have Solutions to the Climate Crisis. Now We Must Act.

The emotional weight of the findings in the IPCC’s latest report is real and the conclusion is therefore unmistakable: we must double down and act without delay. We have known for many decades that at some point this day would come when the climate crisis was not a distant…

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Financing 1.5°C: The Big Banks have Set Climate Targets—Now What?

A lot has happened in the financial sector since RMI launched the Center for Climate-Aligned Finance (the Center) a year ago. Particularly in North America, banks increased their climate ambitions: As of June 2020, not one of the 10 largest private banks (by total assets) across the United States and Canada had made a 2050 net-zero commitment.

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From G7 to COP26: A Path Forward for the Global South

The Global South is pissed off. And rightly so. Developing countries have borne the brunt of climate change and now COVID-19 related health impacts and economic contractions. While the Global North is ready to move onto a post-pandemic era, most countries in the Global South are still battling the pandemic…

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The Untapped Potential of Public Utility Commissions

The United States is at a defining moment in its response to the climate crisis. At the national level, President Biden has recommitted to the Paris Agreement, announcing that the United States will play its part as a climate leader in the coming decade. Sub-nationally, states and cities…