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Jessie Lund



  • Shipping Efficiency
  • Sunshine for Mines
  • Sustainable Aviation
  • Trucking Efficiency
  • Zero Methane Emissions

Jessie is the Associate for all of the Carbon War Room heritage programs, including Shipping Efficiency, Trucking Efficiency, Sustainable Aviation, Methane and Sunshine for Mines. Jessie joined RMI in December 2016.


Before joining Rocky Mountain Institute-Carbon War Room, Jessie worked as the Program Coordinator for the City and County of Denver’s Office of Sustainability. There, she organized the first two Sustainable Denver Summits, developed Denver’s citywide “Love This Place” sustainability brand, and collaborated with external stakeholders and over a dozen city agencies to help the Mile High City progress toward achieving its 2020 Sustainability Goals.

Prior to her role as a public servant, Jessie worked with the Alliance for Climate Education to educate young people on the science of climate change and empower them to take action.


  • M.Sc., Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Colorado State University and El Colegio de la Frontera Sur
  • BA, International Studies, University of Missouri
Authored Works
Outlet Blog Post

Mining for Emissions Reductions: Strike while the Earth Is Cool

Download RMI’s new report Decarbonization Pathways for Mines: A Headlamp in the Darkness. Companies involved in natural resource extraction and refinement are uniquely positioned to both benefit and suffer from society’s response to climate change. On the one hand, global demand for many metals and minerals is increasing…