Amory Lovins, author of Soft Energy Paths: Toward a Durable Peace (1977) and Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs, and Security (2004), will be speaking at UNCG on November 15 th and 16 th as keynote speaker for this year’s Harriet Elliott Lecture Series, the third in a series of lectures entitled “Are We Energized?: Politics Energy, and the Environment.”
Lovins rose to prominence during the oil crises of the 1970s when he challenged conventional supply-side dogma by urging that theUnited States instead follow a “soft energy path.” His work today focuses on transforming the car, real-estate, electricity, water, semiconductor, and several other manufacturing sectors toward advanced resource productivity.
The Nov. 15 th keynote evening lecture will be held at 7:30 pm in the Science Building Lecture Hall and will be entitled “Are We Energized?: Winning the Oil Endgame.” A series of programs on “Politics, Energy and the Environment in North Carolina ,” with Lovins as discussant, will follow Wednesday morning in the Elliott University Center Auditorium.
Detailed information on times and locations is available online: http://www.uncg.edu/psc/pscnews.html