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Oct 3, 2013

Spark: IPCC Report Makes Clear Time For Climate Action Is Now


RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Featured Blog Posts

Climate Change—The Time For Action Is Now

Lowering The Costs Of Solar PV (Part 2)

German Solar Market Evolution


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RMI In The News

Solar Exchange Launches 'eBay' For Solar Goods

A Roadmap To Lower Soft Costs
PV Magazine

What Is Solar Worth To A Utility?

Do you use the Flipboard app for your IOS or Android device? We invite you to check out our Flipboard magazine, featuring energy news from around the world, updated daily. Learn More.

Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story Of Solar Energy

“Let It Shine shows how today’s renewable revolution builds on the tenacious efforts of countless generations of innovators whose vision we may finally be privileged enough to bring to full flower.”—from the foreword by Amory B. Lovins Read More

RMI Update

Denver Housing Challenge

RMI has partnered with Denver Housing Authority to pilot the Denver Housing Challenge, a special opportunity for a subset of participants in the DOE's Challenge Home Student Design Competition.

As part of the Denver Challenge, up to 5 university teams who are competing in the DOE Competition will have the exciting opportunity to have their designs built by a developer in Denver’s Sustainability Park. Selected last month, the winning teams are from the University of Colorado Denver, the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Ryerson University and the University of Utah. Learn More


Reinventing Fire: Change Energy Use Forever

Reinventing Fire maps pathways for running a 158%-bigger U.S. economy in 2050 but needing no oil, no coal, no nuclear energy, one-third less natural gas, and no new inventions. This would cost $5 trillion less than business-as-usual. Watch Now

Upcoming Events

VERGE San Francisco

RMI's Cofounder, Chief Scientist, and Chairman Emeritus Amory Lovins will be speaking at VERGE San Francisco in a keynote interview on the future of energy in San Francisco on October 14-17.

RMI subscribers can save 10% off of registration with the code VSFRMI. Learn More

What You're Saying

@andyschonberger: "Buying a car for mobility is like buying a restaurant for a good meal." #reinventingfire


@ErnestMoniz: Watershed #IPCC report shows clear evidence of human role in #climatechange. #actonclimate My statement: go.usa.gov/D7dd

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