Winning the Oil Endgame
- Using oil more efficiently (pp. 29–102).
- Substituting other liquids for oil (pp. 103–111).
- Substituting saved natural gas for oil (pp. 111–122).
- Replacing oil with hydrogen (pp. 228–242).
Problems and solutions[change | change source]
The authors suggest that oil dependence is a problem we need no longer have. U.S. oil dependence can be profitably eliminated by proven and attractive technologies. The authors argue that America can lead the world into the post-petroleum era and create a vibrant economy. (p.xiii)
The Author[change | change source]
Amory Lovins has published 28 books and hundreds of papers. His work has been recognized by the Alternative Nobel, Onassis, Nissan, Shingo and Mitchell prizes, a MacArthur Fellowship, the Happold Medal, eight honorary doctorates, and the Heinz, Lindbergh, World Technology, and Hero of the Planet Awards. Lovins has also acted as a consultant to many Fortune 500 companies.
Related pages[change | change source]
- Energy efficiency
- Energy conservation
- Peak oil
- Renewable energy commercialization
- Soft energy technology
- Soft energy path
References[change | change source]
- Hypercars, hydrogen, and the automotive transition International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 35, Nos. 1/2, 2004, p. 50.
- Tilting at Energy Windmills The Wall Street Journal, 25 July 2005.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Winning the Oil Endgame presentation at MIT - Video of Lovins.
- Amory Lovins: We must win the oil endgame (TED presentation)
- Winning the Oil Endgame - The Book Home Page - Read Free Online or Buy