A city in the Rockies paves the way for net-zero energy leases

April 2, 2018 by  
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The Rocky Mountain Institute details how it’s exploring innovative leasing structures in its own backyard.

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How blockchain, AI and other emerging technologies could end water insecurity

April 2, 2018 by  
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Get ready for decentralized infrastructure and more effective recycling systems. And that’s just a start.

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RMI @ 35: A conversation with Amory Lovins

October 23, 2017 by  
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The co-founder and life spirit of the Rocky Mountain Institute looks back — and forward.

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How to find energy-efficient commercial space

August 26, 2016 by  
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Rocky Mountain Institute and the Institute for Market Transformation create standards to help commercial renters understand what a green lease promises.

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Here’s what a global treaty on plastics should look like

August 26, 2016 by  
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Plastic pollution harms more than just the ocean, and it’s time we did something about it.

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Aspen, CO becomes third U.S. city powered totally by renewable energy

September 4, 2015 by  
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Three is a magic number. And Aspen, Colorado has hit that enchanted numeral by becoming the third city in the U.S. to power itself with 100 percent renewable energy . Aspen Times reports that the city has reached this milestone after more than a decade of work, by employing wind, solar and geothermal energy. Its efforts put the Rocky Mountain hub in a very exclusive renewable energy club, along with Burlington, Vermont and Greensburg, Kansas. Read the rest of Aspen, CO becomes third U.S. city powered totally by renewable energy

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Elegant Pequod innovatively fits a family of four in a tiny bohemian caravan

July 27, 2015 by  
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Affordable Boulder is a tiny mobile home that’s big on contemporary style

January 1, 2015 by  
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PHOTOS: Massive Flooding Shuts Down Entire Region of Northern Colorado

September 13, 2013 by  
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The Northern Colorado Front Range is experiencing an unprecedented flood that has stranded and displaced thousands of residents and shut down well over a dozen towns. Every river and stream in an 80 mile swath from west of Denver to Ft Collins has overflowed its banks, taking out major highways to towns in the mountains, and flooding entire communities downstream. While flooding has been a concern for years and flood controls have been built up, the sheer scale and volume of the rains have ground Colorado to a halt while altering the landscape to an unrecognizable state and prompting a state of emergency throughout the region. From my vantage on a mountain 10 miles west of Fort Collins, the sound of water cascading through the vast valley below fills the air, and all roads further west are closed. Read the rest of PHOTOS: Massive Flooding Shuts Down Entire Region of Northern Colorado Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Boulder Flood , colorado flood , Front Range flood , Longmont flood , Lyons flood , Rocky Mountain flood        

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BSR 2011: How Coke, UPS & RMI Deliver Greener Trucking, Transport

November 3, 2011 by  
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Sustainability experts from the two firms and the Rocky Mountain Institute shared their vision for the future of energy in transportation at the BSR Conference in San Francisco.  

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