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RMI Outlet, Rocky Mountain Institute’s blog, explores topics critical to RMI’s mission to drive the efficient and restorative use of resources.

Brexit and Climate Change: 4 Questions Answered

The unexpected result of Britain’s referendum in favor of leaving the EU has sent shockwaves through European politics and the global economy. The scramble has begun in every sector and policy area to understand the implications of Brexit, and energy and climate change is no exception.

Elevating the Priority of Resilience in our New Climate Reality

Many states and cities—and many utilities—are reexamining their capacity to withstand uncertainties, emergencies, and attacks of various kinds. Although governments and utilities have long developed and deployed emergency response protocols, new conditions are making new demands to increase resilience.