RMI Outlet

RMI Outlet explores topics critical to RMI’s mission to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all.

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Bringing Cities and Their Utilities into the 21st Century

You wouldn’t rely on a 30-year-old contract with your phone or internet provider. Times change, and so do the conditions under which a contract was signed. Yet that is exactly what many cities do with their electric and gas utilities.

Charging Ahead: How to Make Electric Mobility Work for All

EV adoption is accelerating, which, in addition to driving less, is critical to reduce carbon emissions (and local air pollution) to meet global climate goals, as transportation contributes the lion’s share of US greenhouse gas emissions.