Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
A Conversation with Amory Lovins
November 8, 1999
Linda G. Pratt, City of San Diego sustainability coordinator,
welcomed an overflow crowd of about 150 and introduced Carolyn Chase, founder
San Diego EarthWorks, who thanked people for coming and invited them to become a
part of San Diego's Earth Day 2000, New Energy for a New Era campaign.
Visit their local website at www.earthdayweb.org
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linda G. Pratt, introduced:
Amory B. Lovins, the Rocky Mountain Institute's Vice President, CFO, and
Director of Research, is formerly a consultant experimental physicist. Educated at
Harvard and Oxford, he received an Oxford MA by virtue of being a don, and later
six U.S. honorary doctorates.
A MacArthur Fellow, he has held a variety of visiting academic chairs, briefed
ten heads of state, published 27 books and several hundred papers, lectured and broadcast
widely, and served on the U.S. Department of Energy's senior advisory board.
The Wall Street Journal's Centennial Issue named him among 28 people in the world
most likely to change the course of business in the 1990s. Car magazine named him
the 22nd most powerful person in the car industry.
His work is transforming the car, real estate, electricity, water, semiconductor
and several manufacturing sectors toward advanced resource productivity.
Next book, spring 2000, will be Small is Profitable, the hidden benefits
of making electrical resources the right size.
His birthday is Nov. 15 when Amory Lovins will be 52.