Climate Intelligence

Accelerating Decarbonization Through Climate Data, Insights, and Action


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companies have committed to emissions targets

We Must

Have timely, high quality, context relevant, trusted data

Translate emissions data into intelligence

Use climate intelligence to align decisions with 1.5°C pathway

RMI Will

Support the establishment of open-source data platforms; tap artificial intelligence and machine-learning technologies to access better data.

Leverage emissions data to improve accountability for climate targets and to catalyze markets for low-emissions products and services.

Partner with decision makers in business, finance, and policy to develop metrics and standards for climate-aligned pathways, products, and services.

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RMI is creating a climate intelligence system that will use emissions data to catalyze the development of low-emissions market choices.

Market Levers

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Data Transparency

Make real-time emissions data easily accessible and transparent

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Use satellites, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to improve emissions data

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Leverage finance as an influence channel

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Business Models

Apply business models to facilitate use cases

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Create robust standards and data transparency for low-carbon commodities and products

What We Do

  • Supply Chain Emissions Initiative
  • Oil & Gas Solutions Initiative

    RMI is ingesting and analyzing timely, transparent, and trusted data to catalyze climate-informed decisions by companies, investors, policymakers, NGOs, and consumers.

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  • Carbon Markets Initiative

    RMI is bringing greater trust and transparency to a voluntary carbon market that reduces and removes emissions in line with a 1.5°C future

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  • Managing Methane in the Waste Sector

    RMI is accelerating decarbonization in the waste sector through strategic collaborations and partnerships.

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  • Cutting Oil and Gas Sector Methane Emissions

    Methane is a greenhouse gas (GHG) that is over 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide over a 20-year time frame. While methane lasts only 12 years in the atmosphere, it does vast climate damage as soon as it is emitted.

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Research & Analysis