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Works by Amory Lovins

Remarks on Acceptance of the Blue Planet Prize

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…

Nuclear Power: Competitive Economics and Climate Protection Potential

In this presentation to the Royal Academy of Engineering, Amory Lovins explains the economic and environmental impacts of nuclear power. By showing that companies and governments have cut energy intensity without the use of nuclear power, Lovins shows that nuclear power is not a necessary step in the fight against…

What Can we Do to Fix the Climate Problem?

This is an expanded version of an article that was published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, in which Amory Lovins joins three other atomic experts in discussing ideas for how to curb carbon dioxide emissions, reduce global temperatures, sustain economic growth, and summon the necessary political leadership. Lovins’…

Getting Off Oil

In this short article, Amory Lovins explains how investing in energy efficiency is good for business. He provides examples of businesses and government agencies transitioning to energy efficiency and innovation for a profit. He writes that a vision will form of a United States that can treat countries with oil…