Amory Lovins

In Part 1 of this two-part series, Amory Lovins, Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute, discusses his work over 3 decades at RMI, and the Institute’s latest effort, “Reinventing Fire,” a project aimed at moving the country to new and renewable sources of energy. Also discussed: The U.S.’s lack of a national energy plan or strategy, CAFE standards for vehicles, electric cars, and how the U.S. stacks up against other industrialized nations in terms of energy supply and use.