Decarbonizing Buildings for All

Written by Rocky Mountain Institute

Lowering carbon emissions from the buildings sector (which produces nearly 40 percent of US carbon emissions) is a crucial part of getting to a decarbonized economy. However, when we implement efficiency or renewable energy projects in buildings, the projects are … Read More

Defining the Future of the Built Environment

Written by Rocky Mountain Institute

Today, buildings account for nearly 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Thus, transforming the building stock is essential to ensure a decarbonized energy system and to keep global temperature rise below 2°C. That’s what nearly 600 leading policymakers, design professionals, building … Read More

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Tackling Industrial Emissions

Written by Rocky Mountain Institute

Emissions from heavy industry are the brave new world of climate action. Including emissions from electricity use, the industrial sector is responsible for 40 percent of the world’s GHG emissions, and its share of emissions is growing. Creating industry-wide transformation … Read More

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Run on Less with Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Written by Rocky Mountain Institute

Originally posted on ACT news. Although hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) have been around since the 1960s, they have recently emerged as a potential solution to decarbonize heavy transport. Nikola Motors just announced it has raised $1 billion in funding for … Read More