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Christian Roselund

Editorial Director
  • Communications

Christian Roselund is responsible for creating and executing RMI’s global editorial and publications strategy, managing publication production, writing content, and managing both an in-house and freelance team of writers.

BACKGROUND

Prior to joining RMI, Christian wrote about solar energy, energy storage and the energy transition for a decade, most recently leading the U.S. project of global solar trade publication pv magazine. He has also written about energy issues for IEEE Spectrum, the Guardian (UK) and a variety of other publications, and began his career as a journalist reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.

LOCATION

New York City

Authored Works
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Zero-Emissions Trucks Are the Future: Let’s Do This

Last Thursday, California made history by becoming the first state to mandate that truck makers move to zero-emission drivetrains. California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) new Advanced Clean Trucks regulation requires that half of the state’s trucks will need to be zero-emission by 2035, and the remaining half by 2045.

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Why Is Indoor Air Pollution Largely Unregulated?

When most of us think of air pollution, we typically envision big smokestacks billowing clouds of noxious gases, the smog that coats major cities, or even the smoky haze that drifts in from wildfires. However, much of the most serious air pollution that threatens our health comes not from giant…

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Applying Hope in a Time of Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is many things: a health crisis, an economic crisis, and a crisis for specific sectors. Even as the curve of new cases flattens in many nations, it is not clear how long restrictions on interaction and travel will need to be imposed to keep people safe. And…

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Stimulus and Response

For many Americans—workers, families, and business owners—the relief offered by the recent $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act won’t come a day too soon. The bill has been called an economic stimulus, and while it will stimulate the economy, it is more disaster relief. Chiefly, it…

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Methane, Hog Manure, and a Net-Zero Pledge

Dominion Energy made big news last week with its pledge to go net-zero by 2050. It is one of the largest utilities to make this sort of pledge to date, with roughly the same number of customers as power giant Duke Energy. And this is part of a wave…

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Antarctica Warmer than Los Angeles

Last Thursday, we received another stark warning about the status of the climate crisis. But this time, it came not from scientists forecasting the future. Instead, it was a data point from the Earth itself. Scientists at Esperanza Base in the Antarctic Peninsula reported the highest temperature recorded on…

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APS and the Momentum of 100 Percent Clean Energy

This week’s announcement by Arizona Public Service (APS) that it will fully decarbonize the electricity it sells to its customers is a major win for a clean energy future, both in Arizona and nationally. It is also part of a wave of announcements by states, cities, and utilities that…

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The Path to Meeting Paris Targets for the United States

An overflow crowd assembled today at the Climate Action Center at the IFEMA event hall in Madrid, where the COP25 climate conference is being held. From across the enormous conference center, people came to hear the news that even as the US federal government plans to withdraw from the Paris…