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Energy Resilience In The Roaring Fork Valley

May 21st, 2019 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

On the evening of July 3, 2018, a wildfire broke out a half mile from the Rocky Mountain Institute office in Basalt, Colorado, in the heart of the Roaring Fork Valley. This fire—dubbed the Lake Christine Fire—spread to engulf more than 12,500 acres and came within minutes of shutting down power to the upper Roaring Fork Valley


UK Electricity Generation Falls To 1994 Levels As Renewable Generation Soars

January 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

A new analysis from UK-based website Carbon Brief has found that electricity generation in the United Kingdom last year fell to its lowest level since 1994, while at the same time, renewable energy electricity generation increased to another record high and accounted for an estimated 33% in 2018. 


Does The World Need Nuclear Power? Let’s Discuss It!

December 10th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

Last month, we talked about the online platform Kialo and how it is being used to host and facilitate crowdsourced debates on topics as diverse as plastic pollution, whether EVs are better than gasmobiles, the ethics of animal cloning, and whether or not the Muppets Christmas movie is the best Christmas movie ever. You're welcome and I'm sorry for that last one


LABC Sustainability Summit 2018 | The United States Of Pacifica?

April 26th, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

I jest, but when a moderator joked that someone had suggested California, Oregon, and Washington secede and become a separate country, everyone had a good, happy laugh. The topic of this year's LABC Sustainability Summit was: Regional Solutions for an Inclusive, Clean Economy. By inclusive, I thought they meant inclusive of all income brackets


Report Highlights Importance of Making “Low-Carbon, Water-Smart” Energy Choices

July 23rd, 2013 | by Andrew

US society needs to make the right choices today in order to assure adequate, affordable supplies of both energy and water. Pursuing a strategic pathway centered on low-carbon renewable energy resources and energy efficiency gains can get us there, according to a comprehensive study undertaken by the "Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative" (EW3)



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