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Feb 9, 2017

Spark: Applying Hope in Today’s Tumultuous Times

 
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THURSDAY, February 9, 2017     
APPLYING HOPE IN TODAY’S TUMULTUOUS TIMES

RMI CEO Jules Kortenhorst discusses applying hope given today's state of affairs, where many of us in the environmental movement are concerned about any slowing down of our progress toward a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. So we will not back down, and in fact, we will double down. Read More.




SOLD! WHY UNDERSTANDING HOME ENERGY PERFORMANCE WILL BECOME A KEY TO REAL ESTATE SUCCESS

Real estate professionals play a pivotal role in the U.S. residential real estate market, but often overlook home energy performance. Opportunity is calling for all real estate professionals to tap the promising U.S. home energy upgrades market by helping clients understand, prioritize, and invest in home energy performance during the property transaction process. Read More.




CAR OWNERSHIP MAY DECREASE IN THE U.S.—HERE’S WHY

A curbed.com article references RMI’s Peak Car Ownership report to explain how car ownership will decrease in the U.S., despite Americans buying more new cars last year than they ever have in history. “History has proven if a better system comes along and it’s viable, people will use it,” says Jonathan Walker, RMI manager and coauthor of the report. Read More.





DUTCH POSTCODE LOTTERY AWARDS RMI $1.5 MILLION

RMI would like to thank the Dutch Postcode Lottery for its continued generous support. At the annual Dutch Postcode Lottery Charity Gala held in Amsterdam this week, we received €1.4 million in total support, with €500,000 designated to the CWR business unit. During the charity gala, the lottery, which has been raising funds since 1989 to support organizations working toward a fairer and greener world, proudly announced that a total of €341 million will be distributed to nongovernmental organizations in 2017. Since its founding, the lottery has dispensed more than €5 billion to its beneficiaries. Read More.



photo courtesy Roy Beusker Fotografie

ANSWER THE GLOBAL CALL

What we do today to define our future—and face the urgent threat of climate change head on—is more important than ever. Your investment in RMI will accelerate the market-led transition to a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future for generations to come. Donate Today.


 

 

 

 
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