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Works by Amory Lovins

Comment on “Opportunities and Challenges for a Sustainable Energy Future” on Nature.com

This comment was posted on Nature.com in response to “Opportunities and challenges for a sustainable energy future” by Steven Chu and Arun Mujumdar. In it, Amory Lovins argues that integrating the Department of Energy’s technological solutions with innovative design, strategy, and public policy could solve many energy problems. The original…

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Reinventing Fire: Buildings

Executive Summary America’s 120 million buildings consume a prodigious amount of energy—42 percent of the nation’s primary energy, 72 percent of its electricity, and 34 percent of its directly used natural gas. They use more energy than any country except China and the whole United States. But the U.S. buildings…