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Sep 12, 2013

Spark: A High Renewables Tomorrow, Today


RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Featured Blog Posts

A High Renewables Tomorrow, Today: Greensburg, Kansas

The Bank Of America Tower—What Is And What Could Have Been

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RMI In The News

Top 5 Reasons Facility Managers Need Space Management Software
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Obama Stocks Administration With Crusaders Against Climate Change
Government Executive

Ready To Work: New CEO To Help Create Energy Revolution

Climate change, and the energy transition that we must carry out to solve it, are the most daunting global issues that mankind faces. It is therefore a privilege as well as a huge challenge to join the team at Rocky Mountain Institute that has been working on the transition to a new energy era. Learn More

RMI Update

2013 Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Finalists Announced

The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is the largest annual worldwide competition for sustainable entrepreneurs who can instigate change. The five finalists have been chosen and they will vie for the grand prize of 500,000 Euros on Monday September 16th in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

RMI's Executive Director Marty Pickett is a member of the international judging panel. Learn More


Postcode Lottery Green Challenge and Shiply.com

RMI is grateful for the support of the Dutch Postcode Lottery. This video highlights how the Green Challenge helped U.K. business Shiply.com grow and reduce CO2 emissions by 42 million pounds.  Watch Now


Upcoming Events

Summer Lecture Series

This session will feature Senior Consultant Greg Rucks and Consultant Josh Agenbroad on "Carbon Fiber Cars: Are we there yet?" The session will take place on September 17 from 5:30-6:45 p.m. at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen with a reception at the patio immediately after.

Amory Lovins, RMI's Chief Scientist, will open the event by sharing his insights about the future of lightweight vehicles. RMI's new CEO Jules Kortenhorst will provide closing remarks. Learn More

What You're Saying

@patdclark: Expect to see deep energy retrofits for federal buildings  grn.bz/18uvZKY #GrnBZ


@ElaineGAdams: Fifty of the dirtiest coal-fired U.S. power plants together emit more carbon dioxide than all but six countries ow.ly/oMfFQ

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