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Tips For Campus Sustainability Planning

Today kicks off the Appalachian Energy Summit, where campus leaders from the University of North Carolina system will work with RMI facilitators to explore ways to chip away at their $226 million annual energy bill, and work toward carbon neutrality by 2050.

President William Jefferson Clinton at RMI 30

Former President Clinton, who spoke at Rocky Mountain Institute’s 25th anniversary event, provided a video for Thursday’s RMI30 gala at the Empire State Building. In it, he recalls his long association with Amory Lovins and notes that RMI helped green the White House during his presidency.

How Entrepreneurs Can Make Money by Facing the Climate Challenge

When our children and grandchildren look back on our era, the political squabbles of today will have been long since forgotten. What they will ask (I hope) is “How did they have the wisdom to build for the future?” Will they thank us for acting with reason, compassion and foresight? Or will they wonder what the hell we were thinking?

Does Japan Really Need Nuclear?

On Friday, Japan will mark nine months since the massive 8.9-magnitude quake and subsequent tsunami that caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The crisis has "sharply divided intellectuals and elites from the public."