How to Build Back a Low-Carbon Economy Globally: RMI Stimulus Series

BOULDER, Colo., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has produced six reports for its Green Stimulus and Recovery series to guide national responses to the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. The series presents guidance for stimulus and recovery investment that can help countries build back better and advance low-carbon economies to deliver a cleaner, healthier, more just, and more resilient future.

The six reports introduce core principles of green stimulus and recovery and present country- and region-specific recommendations for investments and policy actions specific to the United States, China, India, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Caribbean.

"Stimulus and recovery investments will be vital to our collective rebuilding," said RMI CEO Jules Kortenhorst. "If these investments are strategically targeted, they can help us simultaneously address this current crisis and the climate crisis."

The six reports in the Green Stimulus and Recovery Series are:

    --  Global Stimulus Principles: The Economy We Build Should Not Be the Same
        Economy We Decarbonize: presents four principles to guide global
        stimulus efforts.
    --  US Stimulus Strategy: Recommendations for a Zero-Carbon Economic
        Recovery: recommends four programs to support short- and long-term
        recovery in the United States.
    --  Achieving a Green Recovery for China: Putting Zero-Carbon
        Electrification at the Core: proposes four programs to realize economic
        growth and sustainable recovery in China; co-authored by the Energy
        Transition Commission.
    --  Green Stimulus in the Caribbean: Resilient Distributed Energy Resources
        Can Support Job Creation and Economic Diversification: presents a
        framework for stimulus in the Caribbean and analyzes opportunities
        provided by distributed energy resources.
    --  Towards a Clean Energy Economy: Post-COVID-19 Opportunities for India's
        Energy and Mobility Sectors: articulates a framework to support India's
        clean energy future; co-authored by NITI Aayog.
    --  Green Recovery Stimulus in Africa: A Springboard for Increased Local
        Resilience and Economic Growth: presents opportunities for sub-Saharan
        countries to guide their recovery towards green, resilient pathways.

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