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Amory Lovins on Energy Efficiency

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About this Event

08 May 2009

Profitable, business-led solutions to oil, climate and proliferation

About the speech:

Mr Lovins demonstrated how energy efficiency and climate protection can create jobs, profits, and a comparative advantage for Irish businesses moving forward.

About the speaker:

Amory Lovins, a MacArthur Fellow and consultant physicist, has advised the energy and other industries for 35 years as well as the U.S. Departments of Energy and Defense. His work in 50+ countries has been recognized by the “Alternative Nobel,” Blue Planet, Volvo, Onassis, Nissan, Shingo, and Mitchell Prizes, the Benjamin Franklin and Happold Medals, ten honorary doctorates, the Heinz, Lindbergh, and World Technology Awards, honorary membership of the American Institute of Architects, and Foreign Membership of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. A consultant to major firms and governments worldwide, he has briefed 19 heads of state. He cofounded and leads Rocky Mountain Institute, an independent, market-oriented, entrepreneurial, nonprofit, nonpartisan think-and-do tank that creates abundance by design. RMI’s 100  staff are funded mainly by consulting, including the superefficient redesign of more than $30 billion worth of facilities in 29 sectors. RMI has spun off five for-profit firms.

Theme: Energy and Climate Change 

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