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Listen to RMI Chief Scientist Amory Lovins explain why donor support is so critical to help us find, practice and scale solutions that the world needs.
With Iran threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz, chokepoint for the passage of 17 percent of globally traded oil, this is a good time to introduce myself to Outlet readers. This set of issues—oil addiction and the vehicle-centric, land-abusing society it engenders—has a lot to do with why I joined RMI as editorial director after a 30-year newspaper career.
Over the past year, RMI significantly increased its use of social networks as a means for informing and learning from today’s discourse around energy. Here are a few of the folks we follow on twitter.
Amory Lovins is on Twitter! Exciting, yes, but that was not the only news from RMI in 2011.
The U.S. solar industry ends 2011 with a mix of news that’s being interpreted both as a sign that solar is near a mainstream tipping point and that it is in deep trouble. Which is it?