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Amory Lovins

The Solar Soldier Is No Fad

William S. Becker | Posted 10.08.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

If the military achieves its energy efficiency and renewable energy goals, we'll see significant environmental benefits from the world's largest institutional energy consumer.

Does Nuclear Energy Make Sense?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Between basic economics, security, national competitiveness (the push to a clean economy creates jobs), the logic for a distributed, non-nuclear, non-fossil-fuel grid and transportation network seems very strong.

Energy Efficiency on the Rebound

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

That there is a rebound effect is clear. How large of one is the question. If emission reduction goals turn out to be illusory, we will be in climate-change trouble.

Dow Asks, What's the Business Case for Protecting Nature?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

The business logic for protecting nature has always been a harder sell than making the case for other green initiatives. Dow is now tackling this issue, working with The Nature Conservancy to try and make the business logic clearer.

Energy Efficiency: Paid Lunch or False Shortcut?

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Energy efficiency should not be seen as an easy way around hard measures to reduce energy consumption. That said, energy efficiency measures and energy taxes are not mutually exclusive.

Reinventing Repower America: Our Only Hope for Winning the Climate Change Battle in America

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven G. Brant

If Repower America transforms into a future-based movement, we will be tapping into that core American belief in doing whatever it takes for however long it takes to build a more hopeful future for ourselves and our children.

The Smart Grid Is a Happening Thing

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Amory Lovins believes that savvy entrepreneurs and companies will make the energy transition for one simple reason: it's good business. He believes, because he sees it's happening.

Re-Imagining the Economy of the Gulf States

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

Not all of the Gulf of Mexico is destined to become a dead zone. Life will move forward. However, what is different here is that this catastrophic environmental disaster marks a watershed in human history.

Global Warming: An Inspiring Opportunity

Jurriaan Kamp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jurriaan Kamp

The well-timed news is out: the 2000-2009 decade is likely to become the warmest since records began in 1850. Our special issue of Ode Magazine presents breakthrough solutions to delegates in Copenhagen.

Greening Hollywood: A Future To Go

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Pasadena's Art Center College of Design believes that design can bridge eco-friendly products, services and technologies with the public's desire to l...

Are Larger Changes Cheaper than Small Steps?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

When the very significant dust settles from the financial meltdown and recession, most of the environmental pressures we all face will still be there. So are we moving fast enough?

Monocle Presents Its Dream Cabinet

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Monocle, the international briefing on current affairs, recently put together its recommendations for the next President's ideal cabinet. In a vide...

Memo to Obama or McCain: Pick Amory Lovins As Energy Czar

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris McGowan

Energy guru Amory Lovins has the know-how to strengthen our economy and also spread vital energy-efficiency technologies to other countries. And that just might save the planet.