Amory Lovins

Type: Person
Name: Amory Lovins
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

On the scene: Richard Branson announces Virgin Galactic x Grey Goose partnership

In a very space-age affair on Sept. 22, 2014, Examiner.com was on the scene at the Rose Center for Earth and Space, Grey Goose , the famed luxury vodka maker, and Virgin Galactic , Sir Richard Branson ’s commercial spaceflight experience, announced their ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Crashing the Virgin Disruptors debate

- Virgin.comSorry, we don't look so hot in this browser. If you want to see us at our very best then how about upgrading? We're worth it…Here are the instructions how to upgrade your web browser .If you're using Internet Explorer, 'compatibility mode' ... [Published Virgin Group - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Nuclear Shutdowns Put Belgians and Britons on Blackout Alert

A bad year for nuclear power producers has Belgians and Britons shivering more vigorously as summer heat fades into fall. Multiple reactor shutdowns in both countries have heightened concern about the security of power supplies when demand spikes this ... [Published Spectrum Online - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Reactor, Belgium, Electrabel
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chuck Gregory: Recessive gene proves dominant

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Chuck Gregory, who is a member of the Springfield Town Democratic Committee, a volunteer with the Vermont Workers’ Center, and Valley Court Diversion. He has been successfully defeated for school board and Justice ... [Published VTDigger.org - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Marching for the climate

My wife and I are getting ready to head to New York City for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21. The plan is to gather hundreds of thousands of people on the streets of New York City as world leaders gather at the United Nations to have a ... [Published Rutland Herald - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Renewable power: New global capacity grows more than ever before

Last year, new global capacity of hydroelectricity, wind, solar, and other renewable power grew more than in any previous year. Renewable electricity now accounts for about 22 percent of power generation worldwide, up from 18.4 percent in 2005. A worker ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Alternative Energies Debate—All Things Considered on the Net Benefits of Low and No-Carbon Electricity Technologies

Editor's Note: This post is part of a discussion on the net benefits of low and no-carbon electricity technologies . Discussants include Charles Frank, a nonresident senior fellow in Global Economy and Development at Brookings and Amory Lovins, cofounder ... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

David MacKay asks his audience to use arithmetic to understand energy challenges

After posting a couple of videos with Amory Lovins providing his energy mirage, several commenters indicated they would like to hear and see a different point of view. Unlike Amory, David MacKay is a physicist who likes to use real numbers and simple ... [Published Atomic Insights - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

More Data Improvement, Same Results: Nuclear Costs And Avoided Costs

Editor's Note: This post is part two of a discussion on the net benefits of low and no-carbon electricity technologies. Discussants include Charles Frank, a nonresident senior fellow in Global Economy and Development at Brookings and Amory Lovins, cofounder ... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Crowd sourced analysis of a Lovins sales pitch

I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing an Amory Lovins talk in person three times. Each time, I left the venue with the feeling that an agnostic must have had after attending an Elmer Gantry revival. The audience for two of the events should have ... [Published Atomic Insights - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Debate Over Economic Value of Renewables Brings Out Heavy Hitters

A recent article in  The Economist  describes a blog post by Charles Frank of the Brookings Institute in which he questions the  methods that have been used to compare renewable energy sources with more traditional sources like coal, gas and nuclear.Drawing ... [Published CSR Wire - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Forward-Looking Analyses are Key to Comparing Clean Energy Benefits

Good science should spark debate. It’s the nature of the field, after all. You ask questions, search for data and then debate what it means or what actions the data should spur. Such a debate is underway now, and it is adding fuel to an old fire.In May ... [Published Breaking Energy online - Sep 02 2014]
Entities: Coal, Amory Lovins, Emission

Quotes

...As President Eisenhower reportedly said (and energy expert Amory Lovins likes to quote when talking about environmental challenges), "if you can't solve a problem, enlarge it." It's a powerful insight. Our existential crises are connected
"It is exciting to see the Empire State Building example being replicated," said RMI Co-founder and chief scientist Amory Lovins. "with the country's 120 million buildings consuming 42% of our nation's total energy and 72% of our electricity we must accelerate the adoption of deep energy saving retrofits—even at the pace of hundreds of buildings at a clip across entire portfolios."

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Eco-justice EPA style: Privileged planet; plund... [Published Enter Stage Right - Sep 29 2014]
@ISSUE: The legacy of the Boomers [Published Asbury Park Press - Sep 27 2014]
On the scene: Richard Branson announces Virgin ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 24 2014]
Now, What Climate Action? [Published Counter Currents - Sep 23 2014]
Crashing the Virgin Disruptors debate [Published Virgin Group - Sep 23 2014]
Introducing The Vodka You'll Be Drinking In Spa... [Published AskMen US - Sep 23 2014]
Climate Change and ISIS -- Fighting Multiple Ex... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 23 2014]
Watch: Virgin Disruptors New York highlights [Published Virgin Group - Sep 23 2014]
Innovative Empire State Building program cuts $... [Published New York Real Estate Journal - Sep 23 2014]
Nuclear Shutdowns Put Belgians and Britons on B... [Published Spectrum Online - Sep 22 2014]
Nuclear Shutdowns Put Belgians and Britons on B... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 22 2014]
Ten inspirational texts about climate change [Published Business Spectator - Sep 22 2014]
Chuck Gregory: Recessive gene proves dominant [Published VTDigger.org - Sep 22 2014]
Marching for the climate [Published Rutland Herald - Sep 21 2014]
Nuclear energy is not a viable option [Published Aliran - Sep 18 2014]
Why the Biggest Climate March in History Will B... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
Renewable power: New global capacity grows more... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 16 2014]
Preventing climate change and adapting to it ar... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 16 2014]
Opinion: Sink the ‘Floating Nukes’ With Clean E... [Published NJ Spotlight - Sep 15 2014]
Alternative Energies Debate—All Things Consider... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 11 2014]
Alternative Energies Debate—All Things Co... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 11 2014]
David MacKay asks his audience to use arithmeti... [Published Atomic Insights - Sep 09 2014]
More Data Improvement, Same Results: Nuclear Co... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 08 2014]
Virgin Disruptors panellists revealed [Published Virgin Group - Sep 08 2014]
Reader's view: Election a chance to repudiate T... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Sep 08 2014]
Crowd sourced analysis of a Lovins sales pitch [Published Atomic Insights - Sep 07 2014]
Debate Over Economic Value of Renewables Brings... [Published CSR Wire - Sep 05 2014]
Reid’s Opening Remarks At The “National Clean E... [Published U.S. Senator Harry Reid - Sep 04 2014]
Debate Over Value of Renewables Brings in Heavy... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 04 2014]
John Elkington, the 'Breakthrough Challenge' an... [Published GreenBiz - Sep 03 2014]
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Nuclear Shutdowns Put Belgians and Britons on B... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 22 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Eric Lalmand/AFP/Getty Images An idled reactor at Belgium's Tihange station boosts the risk of winter blackouts. A bad year for nuclear power producers has Belgians and Britons shivering more vigorously ...
Preventing climate change and adapting to it ar... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 16 2014]
Climate hawks are familiar with the framing of climate policy credited to White House science advisor John Holdren, to wit: We will respond to climate change with some mix of mitigation, adaptation, and suffering; all that remains to be determined ...
Alternative Energies Debate—All Things Co... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 11 2014]
Editor's Note: This post is part of a discussion on the net benefits of low and no-carbon electricity technologies . Discussants include Charles Frank, a nonresident senior fellow in Global Economy and Development at Brookings and Amory Lovins, cofounder ...
David MacKay asks his audience to use arithmeti... [Published Atomic Insights - Sep 09 2014]
After posting a couple of videos with Amory Lovins providing his energy mirage, several commenters indicated they would like to hear and see a different point of view. Unlike Amory, David MacKay is a physicist who likes to use real numbers and simple ...
Crowd sourced analysis of a Lovins sales pitch [Published Atomic Insights - Sep 07 2014]
I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing an Amory Lovins talk in person three times. Each time, I left the venue with the feeling that an agnostic must have had after attending an Elmer Gantry revival. The audience for two of the events should have ...
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