Winning the Oil Endgame

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Winning the Oil Endgame is a 2005 book by Amory B. Lovins, published by the Rocky Mountain Institute. It talks about four ways to reduce oil (petroleum) dependence in the United States:

  • 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.[1] Lovins has also acted as a consultant to many Fortune 500 companies.[2]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Hypercars, hydrogen, and the automotive transition International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 35, Nos. 1/2, 2004, p. 50.
  2. Tilting at Energy Windmills The Wall Street Journal, 25 July 2005.

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