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Your questions answered by RMI cofounder Amory Lovins…


From Deep Crisis, Profound Change

The Ukraine crisis shows that we must now act with speed, agility, coordination, and an integrated vision to create a prosperous climate-safe and energy-secure world.


The Aviation Efficiency Revolution

This 13 May 2019 invited keynote for the annual sustainability conference of the global aviation industry’s trade group ATAG seeks to increase the industry’s ambition, reduce its risks, and improve its competitiveness and profitability, without…


Recalibrating Climate Prospects

A.B. Lovins, D. Ürge-Vorsatz, L. Mundaca, D.M. Kammen, & J.W. Glassman, “Recalibrating Climate Prospects,” Envir. Res. Lett. 14 120201, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab55ab. Reposted under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. A bracing antidote to the “doomism” lately fashionable…


The Economics of a U.S. Civilian Nuclear Phase-out

In the United States, which trades three-fifths of its electricity in competitive markets, the prohibitive capital cost of new nuclear power plants ensures that only a handful will be built. Nonetheless, with 40-year licenses being…


Renewable Energy’s Footprint” Myth”

Many nuclear advocates argue that renewable electricity has far too big a land ‘footprint’ to be environmentally acceptable, while nuclear power is preferable because it uses orders of magnitude less land. If we assume that…