27 Oct '11, 12pm

Amory Lovins' Burning Quest to 'Reinvent Fire'

Amory Lovins' Burning Quest to 'Reinvent Fire'

Amory Lovins has a new book out today. That's worthy of a news story in itself, since many of his previous works -- books and papers going back to the 1970s -- have spurred radical new thinking in energy, transportation, and building systems. And not just thinking: an impressive list of companies and governments around the world can trace some of their more innovative products, processes, and business models to the thinking of Lovins and his colleagues at the Rocky Mountain Institute , of which he is co-founder, chairman and chief scientist. Lovins' new book, Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era , pulls from the last 30 years of Lovins' and RMI's work. In it, he and his team offer a plan for running a 158 percent-bigger U.S. economy in 2050 with no oil, coal, or nuclear energy. I recently talked with Lovins about the book, its implications for c...

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