Amory Lovins (1947), FRSA, is cofounder and Chief Scientist of Rocky Mountain
Institute (www.rmi.org); energy advisor to major firms and governments in 65+
countries for 40+ years; author of 31 books and more than 600 papers; and an integrative
designer of superefficient buildings, factories, and vehicles.
has received the Blue Planet, Volvo, Zayed, Onassis, Nissan, Shingo, and
Mitchell Prizes, the MacArthur and Ashoka Fellowships, the Happold, Benjamin
Franklin, and Spencer Hutchens Medals, 12 honorary doctorates, and the Heinz,
Lindbergh, Right Livelihood (alternative Nobel), National Design, and World
Technology Awards. In 2016, the President of Germany awarded him the Officers
Cross of the Order of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse).
Harvard and Oxford dropout, former Oxford don, honorary US architect, and
Swedish engineering academician, he has taught at ten universities, most
recently Stanfords Engineering School and the Naval Postgraduate School (but
only on topics hes never studied, so as to retain beginners mind). He served
in 2011 - 18 on the National Petroleum Council. Time has named him one of
the worlds 100 most influential people, and Foreign Policy, one of the 100 top
global thinkers. His latest books include Natural Capitalism (1999,
www.natcap.org), Small Is Profitable (2002, www.smallisprofitable.org), Winning
the Oil Endgame (2004, www.oilendgame.com), The Essential Amory Lovins (2011),
and Reinventing Fire (2011, www.reinventingfire.com).
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