Matt Rogers

Co-Author, Resource Revolution

The combination of information technology with traditional industrial technologies is unlocking a set of business opportunities that mean that we can change the way we both produce and use resources.

Matt Rogers predicts that changing the way we produce and use resources will avert the economic and environmental disasters ahead of us. Rogers has spent 25 years serving energy clients globally. As Director of McKinsey & Co., he currently focuses on the roles technology and innovation play in restructuring markets in the energy and industrial sectors.

Rogers served as senior advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy in 2009–10, a role in which he was responsible for managing the Department of Energy’s Recovery Act appropriations, which funded more than 5,000 innovative projects. Rogers co-authored Resource Revolution: How to Capture the Biggest Business Opportunity in a Century to address the struggles of business leaders.

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COVID-19 and Climate: Economic Impacts

Apr 15 2020 - 12:00pm

The COVID-19 recession has happened faster and hit deeper than most people could have imagined. Perhaps not surprisingly, the people most at risk in a shuttered economy are often the same people who are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

“This crisis has served to expose some of the vulnerabilities of the economy,” says Kathleen Day, Finance Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University, “and one of those is that we have such a large number of people living from check to check.”