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Tamara Grbusic

Senior Associate
  • Climate Aligned Industries

Tamara is a Senior Associate with the Climate-Aligned Industries team working on green investment banks and on improving access to climate finance in developing countries.


Prior to joining RMI, Tamara completed her master’s degree at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where she focused on international finance and sustainable development. Before Yale, she worked for the International Monetary Fund as a Research Analyst.


Master of Arts in Global Affairs, Yale University

Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History, Grinnell College

Authored Works

Financing the Transition from Coal to Clean Energy

It is becoming clear that an accelerated coal-to-clean transition in the global electricity system is both necessary and feasible. Commitments to cease new coal investments are critical in the near-term but insufficient to meet global emissions reductions required by the end of this decade. According to Carbon Brief, any…


Green Banks 101

Countries around the world have committed to undertake ambitious climate action as part of the Paris Agreement. However, development of climate solutions cannot be solely dependent on limited concessional funds from multilateral institutions. Instead, they must be country driven and enabled by local ownership that drives investment and attracts…


Green Banks for Economic Recovery and Climate Mitigation

Think what a relief it would be, amid the worst unemployment spell since the Great Depression, to at least not have to worry about paying large electricity bills. That is a benefit enjoyed by families who have solar panels on their roofs that significantly reduce their electricity rates. Connecticut Green Bank’s …