RMI Outlet, Rocky Mountain Institute’s blog, explores topics critical to RMI’s mission to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future.
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Events of 2011 show that no matter how solid the science, some people will never accept that humans are causing global warming.
Steven Forrester’s small Colorado engineering firm is four years old. While he started DMA Engineering during tough economic times, he is holding his own because of clients like the city of Louisville, where his firm recently designed a solar thermal lap pool for a city recreation center.
Listen to RMI Chief Scientist Amory Lovins explain why donor support is so critical to help us find, practice and scale solutions that the world needs.
With Iran threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz, chokepoint for the passage of 17 percent of globally traded oil, this is a good time to introduce myself to Outlet readers. This set of issues—oil addiction and the vehicle-centric, land-abusing society it engenders—has a lot to do with why I joined RMI as editorial director after a 30-year newspaper career.
Over the past year, RMI significantly increased its use of social networks as a means for informing and learning from today’s discourse around energy. Here are a few of the folks we follow on twitter.