all staff

Caroline Winslow

Senior Associate
  • Carbon-Free Buildings

Caroline is a Senior Associate with the Carbon-Free Buildings Team and working specifically on the Global Cooling Prize. Her work includes developing thought leadership pieces on the prize and cooling sectors, managing coalition partners, and engaging with Prize participants.


In January 2018, Caroline interned for RMI where she coordinated with the communications team to develop educational and marketing resources for the 2018 Getting to Zero National Forum. She also worked to research and design an automated tour of RMI’s Net-Zero Innovation Center.

Prior to joining RMI full time, Caroline completed her undergraduate degree at Colby College studying Environmental Policy. Her research while at Colby included studying fishery supply chains, both in Maine and Panama, while working with project partners at the USDA and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.


B.A., Environmental Policy, Colby College

Why I Love Working At RMI

I continue to be amazed by the dynamic, creative, and diverse solutions that my colleagues at RMI are developing in order to tackle our current climate crisis and achieve a low-carbon future.

Authored Works

Critical Levers to Scale Innovative, Energy-Efficient Cooling Technologies: Takeaways from the Global Leaders’ Perspectives

As we celebrate the two-year anniversary of the historic Kigali Amendment of the Montreal Protocol today, it is promising to see the growing discussion around the environmental impacts of current air-conditioning units and the need to replace harmful hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) with more climate-friendly alternatives. Leaders from across the…


Net-Zero Energy Buildings: Three career paths for students to revolutionize the built environment and decarbonize the energy sector

The net-zero energy (NZE) movement is gaining momentum, revolutionizing building design and construction and presenting new career opportunities for students. As a student myself with a strong interest in sustainable design and building science, I have been closely following the industry’s momentum. Trends that have arisen in the NZE movement…