RMI is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization of experts across disciplines working to accelerate the clean energy transition and improve lives. Since our founding in 1982 by Amory Lovins, RMI’s chairman emeritus, we have grown to 300 staff working on four continents with a global reach and reputation.

Authored Works

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines National Electricity Transition Strategy

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ (SVG) National Electricity Transition Strategy identifies immediate and long-term actions to transform the electricity system in support of the country’s goals, and position SVG as an energy-transition leader in the Caribbean region.


Positive Disruption: Limiting Global Temperature Rise to Well Below 2 C°

Rocky Mountain Institute’s Positive Disruption: Limiting Global Temperature Rise to Well Below 2 Cº analysis describes scenarios for rapid transitions in energy, agriculture, and land use that could limit global average temperature increase to 1.5–2 C° above preindustrial levels.


Cracking the “Chicken & Egg” Problem to Scale Sustainable Aviation Fuel

If you could choose between two functionally identical fuels to power your airplane, except one produces 60–80 percent less carbon emissions on a life-cycle basis, 100 percent less sulfur emissions, and 90 percent less particulate matter, while also supporting local economies, the better choice should be obvious, right? Sustainable aviation…


Innovative Funding for Sustainable Aviation Fuel at U.S. Airports

Explored at Seattle-Tacoma International The Port of Seattle (the Port), as the operator of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), can leverage its unique position at the intersection of airlines, fuel suppliers, governments, and communities to support the scale-up of SAF.


Three Low-Carbon Lessons from China for U.S. Cities and Companies

Each year in China, 10 billion square feet of towering urban residential and commercial building space are added to an existing stock that’s already well over 200 billion square feet. Decarbonizing this massive amount of building space is an important undertaking for China, which stands by its 2016 ratification of…