AUTHOR: Lovins, Amory
DOCUMENT ID: S10-02
DOCUMENT TYPE: Journal or Magazine Article
In this essay Amory Lovins discusses the problems of proliferation, oil, and climate. These three formidable problems, though treated as distinct, share common causes and solutions. New energy and climate solutions can strengthen security and prosperity by shifting strategy for the NPT Review Conference. Nuclear power’s astonishing eclipse by cheaper, faster, more climate-protective competitors—if acknowledged and exploited—can simultaneously bolster nonproliferation, energy security, global development, and climate protection, all at a profit. Foreign Policy
published a condensed version of this paper, "On Proliferation, Climate, and Oil: Solving for Pattern"
(RMI document ID S10-03) in January 2010.