Winning the Oil Endgame
Innovation for Profit, Jobs and Security
Published January 1st 2005 by Routledge – 320 pages
Enough about the oil problem. Here?s the solution. Over a few decades, starting now, a vibrant US economy (then others) can completely phase out oil. This will save a net $70 billion a year, revitalize key industries and rural America, create a million jobs, and enhance security. Here?s the roadmap ? independent, peer-reviewed, co-sponsored by the Pentagon ? for the transition beyond oil, led by business and profit.
'Amory Lovins has some sharp ideas…, this sparky guru sketches out the mix of market-based policies that he thinks will lead to a good life after oil.' The Economist
Introduction; Oil Dependence; Saving Oil; Substituting for Oil; Combined Conventional Potential; Implementation; Implications and Conclusions; References
Amory B. Lovins is cofounder and CEO of Rocky Mountain Institute. E. Kyle Datta is Managing Director of RMI's consulting practice and CEO of New Energy Partners, an energy consulting and renewable development firm in Hawai'i. Odd-Even Bustnes is a member of RMI's Energy / Resources and Commercial / Industry consulting practices. Jonathan G Koomey, Senior Fellow at RMI, is on annual leave of absence from Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory where as a Staff Scientist he led the End-Use Forecasting Group. Nathan J. Glasgow is a member of RMI Research & Consulting Practise and Special Aid to the CEO.