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Integrated Bottom LineToday’s business leaders are running partially blind. The way in which they keep accounts is …2016/12/27Articles
Beyond the Limits-Executive SummaryConfronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future by Donella H. Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, and …2016/07/23Articles
Setting the PACE: New ways to invest in clean energy home improvements for low and moderate income AmericansBill Ritter Jr The White House announcement today on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) …2016/07/21Articles, Blog, Contributor, Press
Colorado’s Home-Grown Voluntary Carbon Offset Program Now Gets Home-Grown ManagementKelli Barrett Ecosystem Marketplace 29 June 2016 Colorado resident Sandra Laursen was looking for a …2016/06/29Articles, Colorado, Press
A Better StoryL. Hunter Lovins June 2016 “You walk into the future by laying the runway out …2016/06/20Articles
Roughly Right vs Really WrongHuffington Post L. Hunter Lovins June 2016 Hunter Lovins explains that when it comes to …2016/06/16Articles, Blog, Huffington Post
DOE Releases New Data and Resources on Energy Efficiency OpportunitiesThe U.S. Department of Energy has recently released a new series of materials sharing the …2016/04/05Articles, Press, Uncategorized
More Charging Stations Give Electric Cars More RangeShelley Schlender January 2016 BOULDER, COLORADO— Neil Belmore and his son Matt are on a …2016/01/28Articles, Blog, Colorado, Hunter Lovins, Interview, LHL, Press
Understanding Public Opinions on Climate Change in the U.S.Meryl Compton January 2016 With the recent year of historic climate action behind us, it’s …2016/01/25Articles, Blog, Colorado
The road after Paris climate accord involves lots of local, hard workMountain Town News Allen Best January 2016 An agreement was struck at the Paris climate …2016/01/07Articles, Bill Becker, Colorado, Hunter Lovins, LHL, Press
FearHuffington Post L. Hunter Lovins December 2015 We’ve all felt it. Anxiety before an exam; …2015/12/22Articles, Blog, Huffington Post, Hunter Lovins, LHL, Press
Playing Catch Up: The U.S. is Losing the Renewable Energy RaceKendall Kraus November 2015   No one enjoys playing catch up.  Why work twice as …2015/12/14Articles, Blog
Climate leaders should work with oil companies to put a price on carbonThe Guardian L. Hunter Lovins September 2015   As Pope Francis visits the US, and …2015/10/05Articles, Hunter Lovins, LHL
The Triumph of Solar in the Energy RaceUnreasonable L Hunter Lovins August 2015   We stand on the cusp of the biggest transformation …2015/08/21Articles, Hunter Lovins, LHL, Ureasonable.is
Countries That Lead the Switch to Clean Energy Will Reap the Financial RewardsThe Guardian L Hunter Lovins April 29, 2015 At this year’s Paris climate summit we …2015/04/29Articles, Hunter Lovins, LHL
The Veil of Energy PovertyUnreasonable Institute L. Hunter Lovins January, 2015   It’s flattering to be asked to be …2015/04/15Articles, Hunter Lovins, Ureasonable.is
The Climate Denier's Guide to Getting Rich From Fossil Fuel DivestmentThe Guardian L. Hunter Lovins 14 April, 2015 Don’t believe in climate change? Okay, let’s …2015/04/15Articles, Hunter Lovins
Life after divestment: how to spend the money saved from fossil fuel investmentsThe Guardian L. Hunter Lovins 13 April, 2015 As more US colleges divest from fossil …2015/04/15Articles, Hunter Lovins
Challenging the Old Narrative that Possessions Equal ProsperityThe Guardian by Hunter Lovins 10 October 2014 A shift to the sharing economy, millennials …2015/04/15Articles, Hunter Lovins
11 February 2015 | Swarthmore, PA | Swarthmore College Sustainability CharretteL. Hunter Lovins: “For a Finer Future” (download slides) College Community Meets to Define Vision …2015/02/15Articles, Hunter Lovins, LHL, Slides, Speech
Wild Horses, Hunter Lovins, and the Way to a Better WorldThe Ecologist Sophie Marlin-Yron 10 September 2014 Hunter Lovins is on a mission, writes Sophie …2014/09/11Articles, Hunter Lovins, Interview, Press
Why George Monbiot is Wrong: Grazing Livestock Can Save the WorldThe Guardian L. Hunter Lovins 19 August 2014 L Hunter Lovins: George Monbiot’s recent criticism of …2014/08/21Articles, Hunter Lovins, Uncategorized
Coal Does Not Have a FutureJamaica Observer Suzette Bonas 18 July 2014 Newsweek’s Green Business Icon talks of business opportunities …2014/07/31Articles, Hunter Lovins, Press, Speech
Economy on the Edge: Seeking a World That Works for the 100%The Guardian 6 June 2014 The global economy is on the edge with 85 people …2014/06/17Articles, ASAP, Hunter Lovins
Lies, Half Lies and Nuclear Distortions: There Ought to Be a LawHuffington Post 28 April 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to rule soon on whether a …2014/04/29Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
What Our Children Will AskHuffington Post 4 March 2014 I know the questions our children will ask When they …2014/03/05Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
200 More Ideas for the President’s Climate PlanHuffington Post 21 January 2014 If you thought that the climate action plan President Obama …2014/01/23Articles, Bill Becker, PCAP
Finding the Promise in Promise ZonesHuffington Post 17 January 2014 President Obama’s designation of five localities as Promise Zones is the latest …2014/01/18Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, Uncategorized
Sustainability is Better Business – And We Can Prove ItThe Guardian 17 January 2014 by L. Hunter Lovins It’s become weirdly fashionable to criticise …2014/01/18Articles, Hunter Lovins
Development: Time to Leave GDP BehindNature 15 January 2014 [download .pdf] By Robert Costanza, Ida Kubiszewski, Enrico Giovannini, Hunter Lovins, Jacqueline …2014/01/17Articles, ASAP, Hunter Lovins
Econocide by CarbonHuffington Post 19 December 2013 The international community is on a runaway coal train, the …2013/12/20Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
How Do We Honor Mandela’s Legacy? Investments That HealPrincipium 11 December 2013 By Hunter Lovins, Donna Morton, & Cat Jaffee We are facing …2013/12/13Articles, Hunter Lovins
The Future We Really WantSolutions Journal July/August 2013 by Robert Costanza, Jacqueline McGlade, Steve de Bonvoisin, Petra Fagerholm, Joshua …2013/10/17Articles, ASAP, Hunter Lovins
Ignoring Paul RevereHuffington Post 29 September 2013 The latest findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change …2013/10/09Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
The Discipline of Staring Death (& Failure) in the FaceUnreasonable.is 23 September 2013 Been thinking of late about dying. Nope, not personally, least I …2013/09/27Articles, Hunter Lovins, Ureasonable.is
"Saving Our Economic Ass" by Bruce Boyers of Organic ConnectionsPublished in Organic Connections September-October 2013 When capitalism hit the fan in 2008, it left …2013/09/27Articles, Hunter Lovins, Interview, Press
A War on Coal?Huffington Post 23 September 2013 Is President Obama waging a war on coal? That’s the …2013/09/27Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
The Number That Really CountsHufington Post 10 September 2013 The next report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change …2013/09/10Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Of Corruption, Contempt & Climate ImmoralityHuffingtonPost 11 June 2013 As Mother Jones and others are pointing out, there was a …2013/07/12Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
What Obama Said: The Optimist's TranslationHuffington Post & Think Progress 6 & 8 July 2013 Ever since President Obama made …2013/07/08Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, Think Progress
Will Climate Hawks Be Dancing in the Street?Huffington Post 23 June 2013 Email and Twitter are flooded with joyful electrons in anticipation …2013/06/24Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Obama’s Risk Wizards and Their New Crystal BallHuffington Post 19 June 2013 The Obama Administration has unleashed its highly educated prognosticators to …2013/06/20Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Transforming the Global Economic Paradigm ASAPRachel’s Network “Green Leaves” Spring Newsletter 2013 Advisor Spotlight  We all  know well the challenges facing …2013/06/13Articles, ASAP, Hunter Lovins
A Rare Step Forward on Climate ChangeHuffington Post 9 June 2013 Since international negotiations on global climate change began, it has …2013/06/10Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Toward A New Development ParadigmFor: Solutions By:  ASAP coordinating group: Robert Costanza, Jacqueline McGlade, Steve de Bonvoisin, Petra Fagerholm, Joshua …2013/05/31Articles, ASAP, Hunter Lovins
It's Time to Invest in a 21st-century Power SystemHuffington Post 30 May 2013 America’s power system is too vulnerable to meet modern challenges …2013/05/31Articles, Craig Lewis, Huffington Post
Hunter Teaches the Virtues of Green Business Development by Douglas BrownDenver Post “Hunter Teaches the Virtues of Green Business Development” (by Douglas Brown) 16 May …2013/05/17Articles, Hunter Lovins
Honoring Happiness: What Bhutan, a Cowboy Hat, & the Economy Have in Common By Ann Teresa RichTriple Pundit “Honoring Happiness: What Bhutan, a Cowboy Hat, & the Economy Have in Common” …2013/05/09Articles, Hunter Lovins, Triple Pundit
Solar’s Bright Future in Los Angeles: A Conversation with Eric GarcettiEric Garcetti currently serves as a Los Angeles City Councilmember, representing the 13th District. Mr. …2013/05/09Articles, Craig Lewis
Mark Sanford’s New Integrity TestAs Republicans soul-search about how to align themselves with the contemporary values and concerns of …2013/05/08Articles, Bill Becker
Let's Talk Climate, Mr. PresidentWith the exception of Alfred E. Newman and those who are taking advantage of legalized …2013/04/12Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Swing for the FencesHow many times are you offered the chance to really swing for the fences? To …2013/04/09Articles, Hunter Lovins, Videos, YouTube
A National Security Pipe DreamALSO PUBLISHED BY: Huffington Post 27 March 2013 Would the Keystone XL pipeline make America …2013/03/27Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Why We Must Put Nature Back to WorkOn March 19, The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its new report card on the …2013/03/20Articles, Bill Becker, PCAP
Obama’s Choice: Ethical Energy or “the Devil’s Excrement”ALSO POSTED BY: Think Progress & Huffington Post 6 March 2013 & 7 March 2013 As debate …2013/03/08Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP, Think Progress
Fostering Competition Through MunicipalizationBoulder Daily Camera 3 March 2013 Boulder can create a cleaner, more affordable, and more …2013/03/04Articles, Craig Lewis, Hunter Lovins, Other NCS team members
The First Climate Test For Obama 2.0ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post & Think Progress 21 February 2013 & 20 February 2013 …2013/02/22Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP, Think Progress
An Energy Lesson From OntarioALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 13 February 2013 Here’s a novel idea. Instead of importing …2013/02/14Articles, Craig Lewis, Huffington Post, Other NCS team members
Obama’s “We Can’t Wait” Moment on Climate DisasterALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 13 January 2013 Barack Obama is very likely the last …2013/02/13Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
It Sure is a Hell of a Move of Courage by Samten WangchukKuensel, the newspaper of Bhutan 5 February 2013 This is an interview done while Hunter …2013/02/05Articles, Hunter Lovins
Inside the President’s Climate ToolboxALSO POSTE BY: Huffington Post 4 February 2013 There’s no question that when it comes …2013/02/05Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Fewer Swords, More Plowshares: A Marine Rethinks DefenseALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 22 & 23 January 2013 With a new foreign policy …2013/01/24Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
0-Dark ThirtyDawn of the great day. I woke before the alarm, packed my gear and got …2013/01/16Articles, Hunter Lovins
The Adventure BeginsThe coast of Mexico stretches away south. From my hotel room in San Diego I …2013/01/15Articles, Hunter Lovins
The Incontrovertible Business Case for Clean EnergyHuffington Post 9 January 2013 Imagine this: You live in beautiful house with the best …2013/01/10Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, Hunter Lovins
"Don't Delay, We Need You" by Ilana Lipsett & Zach Sharpe & SI ReadersSustainable Industries (Hunter Lovins answers Reader Questions) 8 January 2013 Late last year, Sustainable Industries’ Ilana …2013/01/09Articles, Hunter Lovins, Sustainable Industries
Still Hurting in the HeartlandALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 19 December 2012 Superstorm Sandy may be remembered years from …2012/12/20Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Don't Buy This Jacket: Lessons in Successful Values MarketingSustainable Brands (by LH Lovins & Colette Crouse, 2012 NCS Intern) 18 December 2012 Ask any member …2012/12/19Articles, Hunter Lovins, NCS Interns, Other NCS team members, Sustainable Brands
Oil and Gas in the Crystal BallALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 13 December 2012 For those of us concerned about the …2012/12/18Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
"Good Will Hunter" by Illana Lipsett & Zach SharpeSustainable Industries (by Illana Lipsett & Zach Sharpe) 11 Dec 2012 As Natural Capitalism Solutions celebrates its …2012/12/12Articles, Hunter Lovins, Sustainable Industries
A Silver Lining in Sandy? (Part 3 of 3)ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 29 November 2012 This is the last in a three-part …2012/11/30Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
A Silver Lining in Sandy? (Part 2 of 3)ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 28 November 2012 This is the second in a three-part …2012/11/29Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Can There Be a Silver Lining in Sandy? (Part 1 of 3)ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 27 November 2012 This is the first in a three-part …2012/11/28Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Climate Jobs? No Problem.ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 19 November 2012 In his first post-election news conference, President …2012/11/19Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
De-Carbonize Our TaxesALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 6 November 2012 “It is not the strongest of the …2012/11/02Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Distributed Generation – A Key Piece of the Energy PuzzleALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 23 October 2012 Earlier this month, federal officials streamlined the …2012/10/24Articles, Craig Lewis, Huffington Post, Other NCS team members
Raise the Voltage in the Energy DebateALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 19 October 2012 While energy got some airtime in the …2012/10/22Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Clean Energy is Good for BusinessALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 22 October 2012 An ongoing argument in the presidential election …2012/10/19Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Welcome to Sustainable Management with BardTriple Pundit 10 October 2012 Remember the feeling of excitement on your first day of …2012/10/10Articles, Hunter Lovins, Triple Pundit
Break the Candidates’ Silence on Climate ChangeALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 1 October 2012 The Obama and Romney campaigns are making the …2012/10/01Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Local ImpactALSO POSTED BY: Sustainable Industries 27 September 2012 Written by Hanna Schum 2012 Intern If …2012/09/28Articles, NCS Interns, Other NCS team members, Sustainable Industries
Vote your DollarsUnreasonable.is 27 September 2012 Why Give a Damn: New corporate leadership and sustainability practices are …2012/09/28Articles, Hunter Lovins, Ureasonable.is
Business + University: Tomorrow’s Jobs Require SustainabilityArizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability’s Thought Leader Series 27 September 2012 Note: Hunter Lovins …2012/09/28Articles, Hunter Lovins
The High Rate of Return on GivingSustainable Industries 18 September 2012 Extreme weather, midwestern droughts, record commodity prices and global economic …2012/09/19Articles, Hunter Lovins, Sustainable Industries
Solving California's Nuclear DilemmaALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 13 September 2012 More than seven million Californians live within 50 miles …2012/09/14Articles, Craig Lewis, Huffington Post, Other NCS team members
Entrepreneur: The Newest SuperheroUnreasonable.is 6 September 2012 Why Give a Damn: In a world in trouble, entrepreneurs are our …2012/09/07Articles, Hunter Lovins, Ureasonable.is
On Climate Change, Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Part 2ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 5 August 2012 With Congress paralyzed late last year, President …2012/08/06Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
On Climate Change, Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Part 1ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 2 August 2012 Among political insiders in Washington, the conventional …2012/08/02Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, PCAP
Employee Engagement – Make It Personal, Make It Stick: Creating a Culture of SustainabilitySustainable Brands July 2012 Nothing conveys brand like an engaged employee. Nothing conveys a sustainable …2012/07/31Articles, Hunter Lovins, Sustainable Brands
Burritos, Shampoo, and Blue Jeans – Oh My!ALSO POSTED BY: Sustainable Brands 26 July 2012 Written by Lily Thaisz (Program Manager) & …2012/07/27Articles, NCS Interns, Other NCS team members, Sustainable Brands
Engaging Employees in Sustainability 2.0ALSO POSTED BY: Sustainable Brands 26 July 2012 Written by Toby Russell (CEO) & Thomas …2012/07/27Articles, NCS Interns, Other NCS team members, Sustainable Brands
When Students Become The Masters: The Importance of Embedding Sustainability in Secondary Education CurriculumsSustainable Industries & Triple Pundit 15 July 2012 & 20 July 2012 The diverse crises that …2012/07/21Articles, Hunter Lovins, Sustainable Industries, Triple Pundit
The Ethical Practice of Torch-PassingALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 24 July 2012 In the olympics of living, there used …2012/07/20Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
The Future We Want is Now, According to Sustainability Expert William BeckerWritten by Eryn Elder and Lenore Silberman 2012 Interns Our very own Bill Becker attended …2012/07/10Articles, Bill Becker, NCS Interns, PCAP
Gorbachev: Rio+20 Should Deal with Climate ChangeALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 21 June 2012  On the eve of the United Nations’ …2012/06/20Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
The Young Can’t WaitALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 12 June 2012  It was 20 years ago this month …2012/06/11Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
A World That Works For AllThe Solutions Journal June 2012 The global economy rests on a knife’s edge. The financial …2012/06/10Articles, ASAP, Hunter Lovins
18 April 2012 | Laguna Nigel, CA | Fortune Brainstorm GreenTriple Pundit 21 April 2012 At the April 2012 Fortune Brainstorm Green conference, Nick Aster spoke briefly …2012/06/08Articles, California, Hunter Lovins, Triple Pundit, Videos, YouTube
22 May 2012 | New York, NY | Women in Conservation Changing the World: Hunter Lovins Honored as 2012 Rachel Carson Award RecipientWritten by Colette Crouse, 2012 NCS Intern The National Audubon Society recently recognized our very …2012/05/30Articles, Hunter Lovins, NCS Interns, Other NCS team members, Press, Videos
Reframing the Global Economy, Starting in BhutanFast Company May 2012 It’s always an honor to be invited to join a head …2012/05/15Articles, Hunter Lovins
"Run Up to SB’12" by Mike HowerSustainable Brands (by Mike Hower) 8 May 2012 In our first piece from the “Run up …2012/05/09Articles, Hunter Lovins, Sustainable Brands
Children v. Dirty BusinessALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 11 April 2012 On May 11, a group of children …2012/04/12Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Making Sustainability Relevant to EveryoneSustainable Industries 25 March 2012 (by LH Lovins & Steve Wilton) Hands up everyone who …2012/03/26Articles, Hunter Lovins, Other NCS team members, Sustainable Industries
Green Plowshares in the Pacific NorthwestALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post & Think Progress 19 March 2012   While the nation’s attention …2012/03/20Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, Think Progress
Engage Your Employees, Educate Your Frontline, Increase Your ProfitsSustainable Industries 14 February 2012 Claudia Capitini, the aptly named Sustainability Maven at Eco-Products, had …2012/02/15Articles, Hunter Lovins, Sustainable Industries
Let's Talk About the Future We WantALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 25 November 2011 Here are some questions for the Occupiers, …2011/11/26Articles, Bill Becker
The Forecast: Winter of Discontent, Chance of an American SpringALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 20 September 2011 When House Speakers John Boehner said last …2011/09/23Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Playing Chicken on Climate ChangeALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 15 September 2011 The people trying to wake us up …2011/09/16Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Can We Handle Nature's New Norm? Part 3 of 3ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 12 September 2011 This is the last in a series …2011/09/13Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Can We Handle Nature’s New Norm? Part 2 of 3ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 8 September 2011 This is the second in a three-part …2011/09/09Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Integrity. Here’s hoping I can live up to that.The plane settles into its cruise altitude and I to writing – three hours to …2011/09/05Articles, Hunter Lovins
Can We Handle Nature's New Norm? Part 1 of 3ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 31 August 2011 The term “perfect storm” is overused now, …2011/09/01Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
25 August 2011 | Sonoma, CA | Infineon RacewayInfineon Raceway’s Accelerating Sustainable Performance Summit (download slides) click on images for full size PRESS San Rafael Patch …2011/08/25Articles, California, Hunter Lovins, Press, Slides, Triple Pundit
Let's Make Waves for SpongeBob SquarePantsALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 17 August 2011 The recent squall over SpongeBob SquarePants and …2011/08/19Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
The Solar Soldier is No FadALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 8 August 2011 We in the United States are very …2011/08/10Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
In 2012, Vote for CourageALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post 15 May 2011 A ship is safe in harbor, but …2011/05/16Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post
Big Oil's Political PloyALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post & Think Progress 13 May 2011   ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington …2011/05/14Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, Think Progress
Defending the Atmosphere, Part 2ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post & Think Progress 5 May 2011   In response to a …2011/05/06Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, Think Progress
Defending the Atmosphere, Part 1ALSO POSTED BY: Huffington Post & Think Progress 4 May 2011 Last February, three Republican leaders …2011/05/05Articles, Bill Becker, Huffington Post, Think Progress
Sucking it up …Dunno how much longer I can do this…. Nashville’s in my taillights, but at this …2011/04/26Articles, Hunter Lovins
Seizing the Smart Energy OpportunityGreenBiz.com 18 April 2011 [GreenBiz Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of …2011/04/19Articles, Hunter Lovins
The Book is LaunchedIt’s a thrill to launch a book, and standing room only at the Commonwealth Club …2011/04/16Articles, Hunter Lovins
Principles of Climate CapitalismGreenBiz.com 11 April 2011 [GreenBiz Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of …2011/04/12Articles, Hunter Lovins
"Can Climate Capitalism Save the World?" by Joel MakowerGreenBiz (by Joel Makower) 11 April 2011 For roughly three decades, L. Hunter Lovins has …2011/04/12Articles, Endorsement, Hunter Lovins
It arrived.The first ever copy of Climate Capitalism arrived today. Margo Boteilho, our accountant, came in …2011/03/25Articles, Hunter Lovins
It snowed in Berkeley last nightIt snowed in Berkeley last night. Thought I saw some on a car going past. …2011/03/19Articles, Hunter Lovins
I-80 WestIt’s a long way from Des Moines to Colorado. We rose early – time-zone scrambled …2011/03/14Articles, Hunter Lovins
Dispatch from IowaToday’s frontline is Iowa. Natural Capitalism has been working with various communities here to enhance …2011/03/11Articles, Hunter Lovins
Dispatches from the Frontlines of SustainabilityA block from Paddington Station in London is the Frontline Club, a haven for journalists …2011/03/10Articles, Hunter Lovins
"Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change" by Victoria Stephens and Dena ZocherPlanet-Profit Report (by Victoria Stephens & Dena Zocher) 6 March 2011 Hunter Lovins, the president …2011/03/07Articles, Hunter Lovins
"Convincing Even the Skeptics to Go Green" by Jim WitkinNew York Times (by Jim Witkin) 2 February 2011  Centuries of burning fossil fuels to …2011/02/03Articles, Hunter Lovins, New York Times
2 October 2010 | San Francisco, CA | West Coast Green & Madrone League AnnouncementWest Coast Green 2010 (no slides used) PRESS TreeHugger Michelle Kaufmann video interview with Hunter …2010/10/02Articles, California, Hunter Lovins, Press, Triple Pundit, Videos, YouTube
The Future of IndustryBy L. Hunter Lovins, Emily A. Evans, Bonnie Nixon and Catherine Greener This paper was …2010/07/24Articles, Hunter Lovins, Other NCS team members
Creating a Game Plan for the Transition to a Sustainable U.S. EconomySolutions Journal (by:  Hunter Lovins, Jeffrey Hollender, Gar Alperovitz, Christina Asquith, Bill Becker, Robert Costanza, Elliot Hoffman, Ellen Kahler, David Levine, David Rapaport) June …2010/06/30Articles, Bill Becker, Hunter Lovins
21 October 2009 | New York, NY | National Climate Seminar at Bard CollegeBard Center for Environmental Policy’s National Climate Seminar PRESS: Triple Pundit “Hunter Lovins Speaks On Climate Change …2009/10/30Articles, Hunter Lovins, Triple Pundit
The Future of Industry in Asia (for UNIDO)By L. Hunter Lovins, Emily A. Evans, Bonnie Nixon and Catherine Greener Written for the UNIDO …2009/09/10Articles, Hunter Lovins, Other NCS team members
26 September 2008: San Francisco, CA | West Coast GreenWest Coast Green 2008 Keynote speech “Drivers of Change” (download slides) Plenary speech “The Business …2008/09/261-5 minutes, Articles, California, Huffington Post, Press, Slides, Video & Slides, Videos, YouTube
Xcel Playing dirty on coal plant plan: It wants us to bear cost now for plant that might never materializeBoulder Daily Camera 30 April 2006 Hey, fellow Xcel ratepayers: weary after a long winter …2006/04/30Articles, Hunter Lovins
A Vison For Green AfghanistanA Brief Proposal for a Comprehensive Strategy to Develop a Competitive and Sustainable Afghanistan Afghanistan …2005/02/09Articles, Hunter Lovins
Natural Capitalism: Path to Sustainability?Corporate Environmental Strategy July 2001 In this article, the Lovins’2 explain what is meant by …2001/07/01Articles, Hunter Lovins
The Challenge of GlobalizationAlso in The Aspen Institute’s 50th Anniversary Symposium “Globalization and Culture” The Impact of Globalization  Many …2000/10/01Articles, Hunter Lovins
Energy Surprises for the 21st CenturyBy L. Hunter Lovins and Amory B. Lovins Also in [email protected] May/June 2000. [download .pdf …2000/06/01Articles, Hunter Lovins
Design Failure and ConservationAlso in Conservation Biology, Volume 16 #2, 2000. H. L. Menchen said that for every …2000/04/01Articles, Hunter Lovins
Harnessing Corporate Power to Heal the PlanetBy L. Hunter Lovins & Amory Lovins Also in The World and I [download .pdf …2000/04/01Articles, Hunter Lovins
Climate: Making Sense and Making MoneyBy L Hunter Lovins & Amory Lovins This article served as a basis for the …1997/11/17Articles, Hunter Lovins
Paying for Growth, Prospering from DevelopmentBy L. Hunter Lovins & Michael Kinsley [download .pdf of full article] Residents of many …1997/09/24Articles, Hunter Lovins
How to Not Parachute More CatsThe environmental consciousness of recent years taught us many things, but one of the lessons …1995/01/01Articles, Hunter Lovins
Profitability Stabilizing Global ClimateClimatic Change October 1992 A recent survey paper [1] on modern techniques for preventing anthropogenic climatic …1992/10/01Articles, Hunter Lovins
Reply to J. AusubelClimatic Change December 1990 Jesse Ausubel’s review (Ausubel, 1982) of our recent joint analysis (Lovins …1990/12/01Articles, Hunter Lovins
Energy, Economics and Climate — An EditorialClimatic Change 1982 If all the climatologists in the world were laid end to end, …1982/01/01Articles, Hunter Lovins

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Integrated Bottom Line

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Today’s business leaders are running partially blind. The way in which they keep accounts is failing to deliver the complete information that they need to track assets and liabilities properly. As more companies use the principles of sustainable management to guide strategy, they need more sophisticated approaches to inform them [...]

Beyond the Limits-Executive Summary

July 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Beyond the Limits-Executive Summary

Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future by Donella H. Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, and Jorgen Randers Twenty years ago, after working with global data and with a computer model called World3, we came to the following conclusions in a book called The Limits to Growth: 1. If present growth [...]

Setting the PACE: New ways to invest in clean energy home improvements for low and moderate income Americans

July 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Setting the PACE: New ways to invest in clean energy home improvements for low and moderate income Americans

Bill Ritter Jr The White House announcement today on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a welcome solution to a problem that has plagued states since 2010. It will go far toward helping all citizens, but especially those on a low and moderate income, to make efficiency improvements to [...]

Colorado’s Home-Grown Voluntary Carbon Offset Program Now Gets Home-Grown Management

June 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Colorado’s Home-Grown Voluntary Carbon Offset Program Now Gets Home-Grown Management

Kelli Barrett Ecosystem Marketplace 29 June 2016 Colorado resident Sandra Laursen was looking for a way to reduce her own personal greenhouse gas emissions, and today her car sports a Project C license plate that reads “advancing clean energy.” “I wanted to put my money where my mouth is on [...]

A Better Story

June 20th, 2016|Comments Off on A Better Story

L. Hunter Lovins June 2016 “You walk into the future by laying the runway out in front of people. You clear the impediment littering the ground, smooth the surface, and enable people to see the route. If you want to change a paradigm, you have to tell a better story" The [...]

Roughly Right vs Really Wrong

June 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Roughly Right vs Really Wrong

Huffington Post L. Hunter Lovins June 2016 Hunter Lovins explains that when it comes to valuing nature, it’s better to be roughly right than really wrong. This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition’s series of blogs on natural capital by Hunter Lovins, President, Natural Capitalism [...]

DOE Releases New Data and Resources on Energy Efficiency Opportunities

April 5th, 2016|Comments Off on DOE Releases New Data and Resources on Energy Efficiency Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Energy has recently released a new series of materials sharing the energy efficiency potential of six major pathways to energy and carbon savings that states and local governments can use to meet their clean energy goals. These materials show that energy efficiency could save consumers and [...]

More Charging Stations Give Electric Cars More Range

January 28th, 2016|Comments Off on More Charging Stations Give Electric Cars More Range

Shelley Schlender January 2016 BOULDER, COLORADO— Neil Belmore and his son Matt are on a road trip from Toronto to Palo Alto, California - 4300 kilometers - driving without stopping for gas. They're powering up their all-electric Tesla Model S at charging stations along the way. Not too long ago, [...]

Understanding Public Opinions on Climate Change in the U.S.

January 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Understanding Public Opinions on Climate Change in the U.S.

Meryl Compton January 2016 With the recent year of historic climate action behind us, it’s now time to gain some perspective about where the general public stands on issues related to climate and clean energy. By carefully studying the full complexity of public opinions, and identifying significant gaps between mass [...]

The road after Paris climate accord involves lots of local, hard work

January 7th, 2016|Comments Off on The road after Paris climate accord involves lots of local, hard work

Mountain Town News Allen Best January 2016 An agreement was struck at the Paris climate talks that may in the future be seen as a turning point in the effort to stall the worst of climate change impacts. But it wasn’t easy, as former U.S. Senator Tim Wirth illustrated in [...]

Fear

December 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Fear

Photo courtesy Bureau of Land Management Huffington Post L. Hunter Lovins December 2015 We've all felt it. Anxiety before an exam; the realization that we are about to be hurt, the sick feeling when kids with Kalashnikovs kill hundreds in the streets of Paris. Once, as the crew [...]

Playing Catch Up: The U.S. is Losing the Renewable Energy Race

December 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Playing Catch Up: The U.S. is Losing the Renewable Energy Race

Kendall Kraus November 2015 Photographer: Daniel Acker   No one enjoys playing catch up.  Why work twice as hard after falling behind if you are already at the top of the ladder?  Right now, the United States is at the top of the global economic ladder and has [...]

Climate leaders should work with oil companies to put a price on carbon

October 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Climate leaders should work with oil companies to put a price on carbon

Photo from Nick Moore/Alamy The Guardian L. Hunter Lovins September 2015   As Pope Francis visits the US, and the UN Summit on Sustainable Development and Climate Week kick off in New York City this week, government leaders, businesses, activists and global citizens will be discussing new ideas [...]

The Triumph of Solar in the Energy Race

August 21st, 2015|Comments Off on The Triumph of Solar in the Energy Race

Photo from Unsplash Unreasonable L Hunter Lovins August 2015   We stand on the cusp of the biggest transformation of our lives. Humanity is in a horse race against catastrophe. The bad news is all around us from loss of species to global warming, social fragmentation, and growing inequality. [...]

Countries That Lead the Switch to Clean Energy Will Reap the Financial Rewards

April 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Countries That Lead the Switch to Clean Energy Will Reap the Financial Rewards

An antique gas station pump is converted to provide a solar powered charging point in California.Photograph: Joseph DeSantis/Getty Images The Guardian L Hunter Lovins April 29, 2015 At this year’s Paris climate summit we need to change the tired narrative that developing nations need to follow the dirty [...]

The Veil of Energy Poverty

April 15th, 2015|Comments Off on The Veil of Energy Poverty

Unreasonable Institute L. Hunter Lovins January, 2015   It’s flattering to be asked to be a poster child for a major international campaign. The language was veiled but the implication clear: Would I help a big company undertake a campaign to end energy poverty? The client? Peabody Coal, the largest private-sector [...]

The Climate Denier's Guide to Getting Rich From Fossil Fuel Divestment

April 15th, 2015|Comments Off on The Climate Denier's Guide to Getting Rich From Fossil Fuel Divestment

The Guardian L. Hunter Lovins 14 April, 2015 Anti-carbon tax protesters known as The Convoy of No Confidence listen to speeches in front of Parliament House in Canberra, Australia.Photograph: Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images Don’t believe in climate change? Okay, let’s pretend it’s a hoax. From a purely financial perspective [...]

Life after divestment: how to spend the money saved from fossil fuel investments

April 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Life after divestment: how to spend the money saved from fossil fuel investments

The Guardian L. Hunter Lovins 13 April, 2015 As more US colleges divest from fossil fuel companies, a new question arises: what to do with all that cash? It began in 2012 with Unity College in Maine. Then Stanford joined in, followed by Syracuse. Now, more than 20 US colleges [...]

Challenging the Old Narrative that Possessions Equal Prosperity

April 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Challenging the Old Narrative that Possessions Equal Prosperity

The Guardian by Hunter Lovins 10 October 2014 The changing face of prosperity - what do possessions really do for us?Photograph: Radius Images/Alamy A shift to the sharing economy, millennials shunning private car and home ownership, a saturation of consumerism - is a new economic narrative emerging?   [...]

11 February 2015 | Swarthmore, PA | Swarthmore College Sustainability Charrette

February 15th, 2015|Comments Off on 11 February 2015 | Swarthmore, PA | Swarthmore College Sustainability Charrette

L. Hunter Lovins: "For a Finer Future" (download slides) College Community Meets to Define Vision for Socially Just, Sustainable Campus