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Jake Glassman

Associate
  • Carbon-Free Buildings

Jake is working to help decarbonize the building sector in line with global climate goals, covering projects that relate to both building electrification and efficiency improvements, for both new and existing buildings. Much of this work focuses on informing policy with RMI’s techno-economic perspective.

Background

Prior to joining RMI full time, Jake spent the summer of 2019 as a Schneider Fellow in RMI’s Office of the Chief Scientist, directly supporting Amory Lovins’s analysis and research — including the publication of “Recalibrating Climate Prospects.” Before RMI, Jake worked as a consultant at Campaign for Nature, helping to build the campaign during its earliest stages through research and stakeholder engagement. His other professional experiences include ecology research, public lands conservation, and government relations work with an energy and environment focus.

Education

M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Atmosphere/Energy program), Stanford University
B.S. in Environmental Systems Engineering, Stanford University

Location

Basalt, CO

Authored Works
peron on top of mountain overlooking a town
Blog

Paris Takes More Than Nations

Now that the United States has officially reentered the Paris Agreement, every nation in the world is working together on climate actions to limit global temperature rise. That is undoubtedly great news because national-level commitments are critical to the success of these efforts. At the same time, while national governments…