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Author Lovins, Amory B., 1947-

Title The essential Amory Lovins : selected writings / Amory B. Lovins ; edited by Cameron M. Burns

Publ Info London ; New York : Earthscan, 2011
London ; New York : Earthscan, 2011
 RWU Main Library  GE170 .L68 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents SECTION 1 : INTO THE WILDNESS, MOUNTAIN CLIMBING, NORTH WALES, AND POETRY: New England wanderer -- Longing -- To a poet met in Cwm Dyli -- SECTION 2 : RESOURCES AND ENERGY : EFFICIENCY, POLICY, POTENTIAL: Only one earth -- Long-term constraints on human activity -- Energy strategy : the road not taken? -- Cost -- risk -- benefit assessments in energy policy -- Energy end-use efficiency -- SECTION 3 : NUCLEAR POWER : FISSION AND CONFUSION: Clean energy or a choice of poisons? -- Why nuclear safety is unattainable -- Out of the frying pan, into the PWR -- Nuclear follies -- Mighty mice -- Nuclear socialism -- SECTION 4 : VEHICLES AND OIL : GOODBYE CRUDE WORLD: Energy : the avoidable oil crisis -- Reinventing the wheels -- Drilling in all the wrong places -- SECTION 5 : OUR HUMAN ENVIRONMENT : BUILDING BETTER, BUILDING SMARTER: Air conditioning comfort : behavioral and cultural issues -- The superefficient passive building frontier -- Foreword to Sustainable Design Guide of the Japan Institute of Architects -- SECTION 6 : ENERGY SECURITY AND THE MILITARY : BLOOD AND TREASURE (AND OPPORTUNITIES): The fragility of domestic energy -- Military transformation and the roots of national security -- Towering design flaws -- How innovative technologies, business strategies, and policies can help the US achieve energy security and prosperity -- DOD's energy challenge as strategic opportunity -- On proliferation, climate, and oil : solving for pattern -- SECTION 7 : BUSINESS AND CLIMATE : MAKING SENSE, MAKING CASH, MAKING GOOD: A roadmap for natural capitalism -- Marketplace energy savings : turning obstacles into opportunities -- SECTION 8 : MISCELLANY : A POEM, A LETTER, AND AN OPINION: Vaguely we walk -- Gulf of Tonkin Resolution a red herring -- A tale of two botanies -- SECTION 9 : FINAL THOUGHTS : FINDING THE PATH: Imagine a world -- Remarks on acceptance of the Blue Planet Prize -- Applied hope
LC subject Environmental policy
Energy policy
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ISBN 9781849712262 (hardback)
1849712263 (hardback)