The Energizer

Fussman, Cal
February 2006
Discover;Feb2006, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p52
The article relates the energy saving suggestions of physicist and economist Amory Lovins for the U.S. government. Lovins believed that the end-use/least-cost analysis should be the approach to the energy problem confronting the government. He suggests that doubling oil efficiency through advanced technologies and biofuels are two approaches that the U.S. should consider. Further, he challenges the automobile industry to move toward ultralight, ultrastrong carbon-fiber composites.


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