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US Policy
How Fast-Growing Colorado is Tackling its Transportation Emissions
From Denver smog to jammed mountain highways, Colorado is focusing on transportation to solve congestion, pollution, and climate problems.
Climate Intelligence
Clean Energy 101: The REC Market
Amid a drumbeat of expert studies calling for urgent climate action, underscored by increasingly frequent extreme weather events and natural disasters, people across the United States are looking for ways to support the clean energy transition. Renewable energy certificates (RECs) are one way that an individual or business can…
Global South
Changemakers of Today, Leaders of Tomorrow
Investing in the people on the ground and the institutional talent to do the work is critical to a successful energy transition in the Caribbean and beyond.
Clean Energy 101: Electric Trucks
Trucks are going electric, from your favorite pickup, to the delivery van dropping off your packages, to the big rigs that haul freight across the interstates.
Transforming Urban Mobility
After almost five years away from home studying transport planning in Europe, a Pune native returning home noticed a surprising evolution in the city’s mobility system.
Global South
Powering Electric Two- and Three-Wheelers with Rural Minigrids in Nigeria and India
A growing renewable minigrid industry and a booming market for two- and three-wheeled electric vehicles opens the door for minigrid-powered EVs to become the option of first resort for families and businesses with the ability to invest in motorized transport.
This Earth Day, RMI Remembers 40 years of Planet-Saving Action
In April 1970, millions of Americans gathered to protest a planet in peril. It was an era when the poisoning of our environment was visible and tangible: smokestack emissions darkened skies, industrial runoff tainted rivers and lakes, and trash tarnished landscapes. The moment birthed an era of transformative regulations —…
Climate Intelligence
Is the US Stockpiling Dirty Oils?
Greater oil and gas data transparency is needed to guide Strategic Petroleum Reserve decisions and stem the flow of the world’s dirtiest oils.
Climate Intelligence
Making the Invisible, Visible: Methane Solutions Offer Down Payment on our Climate Future
Reducing methane emissions now offers the single biggest opportunity to address near-term warming. Fortunately, we have many ways to do this.
You Might Be Paying for a Worthless Gas Plant
Utilities are building gas-fired power plants today for a future that may not have a use for them, potentially leaving ratepayers paying for a plant long after it has closed.