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denali hussin

Denali Hussin

Marketing Lead
  • Communications

Denali is the Program Marketing Lead for Climate Finance, supporting the Center for Climate-Aligned Finance and the Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN). She joined RMI in December 2016 as an executive assistant, transitioning to Program Coordinator in mid-2018. She has been a Program Marketer since February 2020.


Denali graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in English and was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa. At Tufts she was a writing fellow, Editor in Chief of the Tufts Traveller Magazine, and worked on numerous programs focused on literacy development. For the five years before she joined RMI, she was Operations Manager for the science and outreach non-profit project, Climate Communication. There she assisted in training and supporting scientists in science communication, as well as managing logistics, social media, and contributing to writing and editing. She is a writer and editor and is committed to the importance of effectively telling the energy and environment story.


Tufts University, B.A. English


Boulder, CO



Authored Works

Climate Finance: Between Promise and Delivery

At the close of the G7 Summit on Sunday, the leadership of the Group of Seven departed Cornwall with a clear mandate to “build back better.” Specifically, wealthy nations are attempting to navigate both the ongoing turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ever-present reality of the climate crisis.

Photos courtesy of Carla Frisch.

RMI Raising Ambition at COP24

For the first two weeks of December 2018, thousands of delegates converged on a coal-mining city in Poland to provide forward momentum on global climate change commitments. A key question was how governments plan to respond to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on…