The Paris agreement represents a tremendous breakthrough in the fight against climate change, with an explicit goal to keep the global temperature rise well below 2°C by 2100.
The Climate Summit for Local Leaders—hosted by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change—is the largest-ever convening of mayors, governors, and local leaders focused on fighting climate change.
The U.S. is going through a major energy revolution and communities are at the forefront. Today, RMI releases a new resource guide to assist leaders and practitioners in U.S. communities with a desire to transform their energy use.
This morning, COP21—the UN’s annual international climate change conference—kicked off in Paris with a very encouraging announcement. On one hand 20 countries—from the developed to the developing world arm-in-arm—made a commitment to double their research and development spending in the energy solutions of the future. They have labeled it “Mission…
An authoritative new study released earlier this week shows how energy efficiency can be a low-cost pathway to keeping global warming to the critical 2 degrees centigrade mark.