This speech was given by Amory Lovins at RMI’s 25th anniversary celebration, RMI25, in 2007. In the speech, he outlines his vision of the world’s future. Lovins begins by retelling one of RMI’s guiding parables, the story of parachuting cats into Borneo, to illustrate how RMI’s work focuses on solutions,…
This timeline covers the work that RMI has done from 1972 to 2007. It begins with Amory Lovins’ early work on energy through RMI’s staff work twenty-six years later. It includes the significant publications, development of new concepts, and meetings over the history of the organization.
The RMI Visitor’s Guide details the design and engineering of Amory and Judy Hill Lovins’ house. The Visitor’s Guide explains the strategy and economics underlying the design and construction of the house. Written in 2007, the guide does not reflect the extensive renovation completed in 2009.
In 2007, Amory Lovins had the honor to accept the Asahi Glass Foundation’s Blue Planet Prize—Japan’s top award in environmental science—from the Crown Prince of Japan. His short acceptance speech summarized Japan’s opportunity for global leadership in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Senate Testimony: How Innovative Technologies, Business Strategies, and Policies can Dramatically Enhance Energy Security and Prosperity
In this invited testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (SD-366, 0930-1130), Amory Lovins explained how innovation in business strategies, technologies, and policies can lead to energy independence, energy security, and prosperity. Lovins argued that the surest path to an energy policy that enhances security and…