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RMI @ 35: A conversation with Amory Lovins - GreenBiz

Lisa Murkowski objected to our mentioning the study that Hunter [Lovins] and I did for the Pentagon in 1981, published as a book in '82 called "Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security" (PDF). That had a foreword by Admiral Tom Moorer, who ...

Brittle Bone Disease Didn't Stop This Little Boy From Becoming A Power Ranger - Scary Mommy

Conner Goldhammer is like a lot of little boys. He likes to swim and play with his friends, but his favorite thing ever is the Power Rangers. He also has a rare disorder known as Brittle Bone Disease. To celebrate Conner's constant strength in the ...

Does 'Fuel On Hand' Make Coal And Nuclear Power Plants More Valuable? - Forbes

Without trying to parse what the Secretary might mean by “resilience”—which my 1981 Pentagon-funded study Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security explained in detail—let's examine whether “fuel on hand” confers distinctive advantages.

The Saudi Royal Family's Brittle Grip on Power Is Cracking - The Fiscal Times

For half a century, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been the linchpin of U.S. Mideast policy. A guaranteed supply of oil has bought a guaranteed supply of security. Ignoring autocratic practices and the export of Wahhabi extremism, Washington ...

Oil from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Uncompetitive and Insecure - Forbes

The article originally described and updated the national-security issues featured in a special chapter of a 1981–82 book I'd coauthored for the Pentagon, Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security̛—still widely considered the definitive ...

Learning from the Cascading Power Failures that Brought Down the Power Grid in India - San Diego Free Press

A comprehensive, three-year DoD and Federal Emergency Management Agency study — Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security, — concluded that relying on massive, complex, and interconnected infrastructures to transmit and deliver power ...

Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security is a 1982 book by Amory B. Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, prepared originally as a Pentagon study and re-released in 2001 following the September 11 attacks. The book argues that U.S. domestic energy infrastructure is very vulnerable to disruption, by accident or malice, often even more so than imported oil. According to the authors, a resilient energy system is feasible, costs less, works better, is favoured in the market, but is rejected by U.S. policy. In the preface to the 2001 edition, Lovins explains that these themes are still very current.

Brittle Power
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Author Amory B. Lovins
L. Hunter Lovins
Country United States
Language English
Subject U.S. energy infrastructure
Publisher Brick House Publishing Company
Publication date
June 1982
Pages 486
ISBN 0-931790-28-X

Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security is a 1982 book by Amory B. Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, prepared originally as a Pentagon study and re-released in 2001 following the September 11 attacks. The book argues that U.S. domestic energy infrastructure is very vulnerable to disruption, by accident or malice, often even more so than imported oil. According to the authors, a resilient energy system is feasible, costs less, works better, is favoured in the market, but is rejected by U.S. policy. In the preface to the 2001 edition, Lovins explains that these themes are still very current.