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Lessons from Iraq

This letter was written at the time of the first Gulf War in 1991. In the technical letter sent to the Bulletin of the Atomic…

Least-Cost Climatic Stabilization

This paper argues that global warming is not a natural result of normal, optimal economic activity. Rather, it is an artifact of the economically inefficient…

Negawatt Revolution

This paper from 1990 describes electricity and cost savings potential. The examples given show how technology from the time could be harnessed to save three-fourths…