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Jul 17, 2012

Spark: Cities at the Center of Technology and Innovation

 
RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute
  Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Featured Blogs 

IMAGINE A UNIVERSITY

ENERGY CONFESSIONS OF AN UNDERGRAD 

MEASURING ADOPTION OF DEEP RETROFITS 

TURNING SUNSHINE INTO DOLLARS

RMI in the News 

UNEXPECTEDLY GOOD NEWS REGARDING ENERGY TRENDS 
NRDC Swithboard

UNC COLLEGES GATHER AT ASU FOR ENERGY SUMMIT
WBTV Charlotte 

FAILURE TO ADDRESS FRACKING IMPACTS WOULD STIFLE INDUSTRY GROWTH 
Environmental Finance 

RMI Update

REINVENTING FIRE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES

Last week, chancellors and presidents from 19 North Carolina college campuses wrapped up the Appalachian Energy Summit by signing a commitment to sustainability—the first step in a multi-year process to chip away at a $226 million annual energy bill.  

Learn more and read coverage from the summit on our blog.

VIDEO

WHAT'S YOUR COMMITMENT TO THE NEW ENERGY ERA?

RF VIDEO LAUNCH  

Watch participants at the October, 2011 Reinventing Fire launch event discuss a future powered by efficiency and renewables.

UPCOMING EVENTS

JOIN RMI AT THE VERGE CITIES 2.0

On July 18 at 8:30 a.m. PDT, join RMI's Ben Holland at GreenBiz's VERGE Cities 2.0, a virtual conference where technology, environmental, and policy leaders will discuss how they're preparing for sustainable cities of the future. Register here, or follow the event on Twitter at #VERGECon.

HANGOUT ON SOLAR ISSUES OF THE DAY 

RMI's first Google Hangout, "Solar Issues of the Day: Customer Acquisition," has been rescheduled to July 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. MT. Instructions on how to join this live event are available here.

What You're Saying

twitter@WaterOxfordUni: "Amory Lovins, co-founder of RMI, begins day 2 of #resource2012 by discussing who should take the lead when governments don't."  

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