How — and — why the world’s biggest buyers deploy clean energy

February 10, 2018 by  
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What do the nation’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, an e-commerce giant and the U.S. military have in common?They are some of the world’s biggest buyers of energy, and they are all scaling their efforts to procure renewables. Here, the heads of sustainability at Walmart and Amazon and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Air Force (now head of RMI’s Business Renewables Center) tackle sustainability solutions at a global scale with a focus on economic prosperity. 

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Postcards from an energy-inclusive future

July 10, 2017 by  
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Getting to 100 percent renewable energy in Hawaii by 20245 means granting energy access to “everyone, everywhere,” said Holmes Hummel, director of Clean Energy Works and former senior policy advisor in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Policy and International Affairs. “It gives me hope that 30 years after 2045, we may be able to celebrate an energy sector that is fossil-free worldwide,” she said. To do that, the International Energy Agency said that $1 trillion of energy investment capital must be deployed every year for over the next decade. 

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A ‘first contact’ team for the future

April 15, 2016 by  
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Why is famed designer McDonough palling around in New Delhi with entrepreneur and former New York City mayoral hopeful Jack Hidary?

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Changing the food industry by changing tastes

June 24, 2012 by  
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Arlin Wasserman, the founder of Changing Tastes and former CSO at Sodexo explains why food sits at the intersection of culture, health and the environment, and what the "pink slime" fallout means for transparency in the industry.

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Steven Chu: The Nerd in the Cabinet

November 6, 2009 by  
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The current Secretary of Energy is also a Nobel Laureate and former physics professor at UC Berkeley, and a self-described ‘energy conservation nut.’

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