Two visionary leaders sit down to talk in a wide-ranging discussion about how RMI has worked the energy challenge for more than 30 years, and how important our donors are to our success.
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After an international search, RMI's Board of Trustees has chosen Jules Kortenhorst to be the new CEO. He brings significant experience and understanding of the global energy issues RMI works to solve. Jules starts in September. Welcome!
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.
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.
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?
Victor Olgyay, an RMI Buildings principal who leads Rocky Mountain Institute’s RetroFit initiative, testified today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight on the impact and importance of fossil-fuel reduction targets and green building rating systems.