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Rmi Outlet

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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.

Forget Solyndra; book says renewables win

Solyndra-enthralled Washington might not seem like the ideal place to promote the notion that renewables can help create an era of cheap, plentiful, secure, climate-safe energy — with “nothing to run out. Nothing to cut off. Nothing to worry about. Just energy abundance, benign and affordable, for all, forever.” Originally published on POLITICO (politico.com) on October 25, 2011.

Reinventing Fire: Business-Led Integrative Energy Solutions

Oil and coal have created modern civilization; yet their rising costs are starting to erode and outweigh their benefits. Is there a better way to fuel and power the world’s advanced industrial societies than digging up and burning roughly four cubic miles a year of the rotten remains of primeval swamp goo? Originally posted on Corporate Eco Forum on October 27, 2011.

In Your Words: Rocky Mountain Institute’s Ned Harvey on Leadership

This post originally published on the BSR Blog [http://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/blog-view/in-your-words-rmis-ned-harvey-on-leadership]. Ned Harvey is the chief operating officer and vice president of finance at the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), an independent, entrepreneurial, nonprofit think-and-do tank.