Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
Shop

IAEE Members and subscribers to The Energy Journal: Please log in to access the full text article or receive discounted pricing for this article.

Energy in a Finite World-Expansio ad Absurdum? A Rebuttal

Abstract:
In commenting on the IIASA global energy study, Amory Lovins (1981) implicitly maintains that only those who hold his extreme views are objective. If not, the analyst is dismissed as being subjective, of low technical ability, and mindless. A scrutiny of Lovins's highly repetitive statements reveals that he is essentially saying two things.

Purchase ( $25 )

Energy Specializations: Energy Access – Sustainable Development and Distributed Energy

JEL Codes:
Q01 - Sustainable Development

Keywords: Energy conservation, Energy policy

DOI: 10.5547/ISSN0195-6574-EJ-Vol2-No4-3


Published in Volume 2, Number 4 of The Quarterly Journal of the IAEE's Energy Economics Education Foundation.