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RMI Outlet

Urban Transformation

The Carbon-Free Regions Handbook: Land Use

Land use issues present both a great threat and a great opportunity to climate goals. Some 24% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, forestry, and other land use, but this sector can also offset this impact by 20% by removing carbon from the atmosphere.

The Carbon-Free Regions Handbook: Mobility

Transportation currently produces 14% of global greenhouse gas emissions—we can decrease the carbon intensity of transportation while increasing mobility choices and health benefits.

The Carbon-Free Region Handbook: Waste

Waste management is part of the basic infrastructure of a community. How waste is managed has huge implications on local health, aesthetics, and economics.