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Jessie Lund

Associate
  • Industry

Jessie is an Associate with Rocky Mountain Institute’s Industry program and with America’s Pledge, specializing in emissions reductions from heavy duty transport and mining. She joined RMI in December 2016.

BACKGROUND

Before joining Rocky Mountain Institute, Jessie worked as the Program Coordinator for the City and County of Denver’s Office of Sustainability. There, she organized the first two Sustainable Denver Summits, developed Denver’s citywide “Love This Place” sustainability brand, and collaborated with external stakeholders and over a dozen city agencies to help the Mile High City progress toward achieving its 2020 Sustainability Goals.

Prior to her role as a public servant, Jessie worked with the Alliance for Climate Education to educate young people on the science of climate change and empower them to take action.

EDUCATION

  • M.Sc., Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Colorado State University and El Colegio de la Frontera Sur
  • BA, International Studies, University of Missouri
Authored Works
Outlet Blog Post

One Size Doesn’t Fit All

When most people envision climate action, images of solar panels and wind farms often come to mind. However, electricity generation is only part of the decarbonization puzzle. The climate crisis calls for an all-hands-on-deck approach to decarbonizing the world’s goods and services, including how they are designed, produced, sourced, and…

Outlet Blog Post

Mining for Emissions Reductions: Strike while the Earth Is Cool

Download RMI’s new report Decarbonization Pathways for Mines: A Headlamp in the Darkness. Companies involved in natural resource extraction and refinement are uniquely positioned to both benefit and suffer from society’s response to climate change. On the one hand, global demand for many metals and minerals is increasing…