Amory Lovins at NASA Ames on May 1, 2009

The event will be streamed live on May 1, 2009 2pm to 3pm (PST) and archived at the following URLs:
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NOTE: This lecture is an internal NASA event. If you are not a NASA employee and would like to request an invitation, please send an email to with “Amory Lovins Lecture” in the Subject line. Please include your name, title, and affiliation. Email requests must be received no later than April 20, 2009.


WHAT: Amory Lovins Lecture Entitled “Profitable Solutions to Climate, Oil, and Proliferation”

WHERE: Main Auditorium, Bldg. 201, NASA Ames Research Center (Visitor badge required for non-NASA employees. See above)

WHEN: 2:00 to 3:30 pm, May 1, 2009

COST: Free


Physicist, author, and world-renowned energy innovator Amory Lovins will deliver a lecture entitled “Profitable Solutions to Climate, Oil, and Proliferation” at the Ames Main Auditorium, N201, on May 1, 2009. This event is co-sponsored by the ARC Greenspace Initiative as part of the Director’s Colloquium Series. The lecture will be followed by a networking reception and refreshments with NASA staff and invited guests from the green community, including industry, academia, and government.

Physicist Amory Lovins is Chairman and Chief Scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute and Chairman Emeritus of Fiberforge, Inc. Published in 29 books and hundreds of papers, his work has been recognized by the Blue Planet, Volvo, Onassis, Nissan, Shingo, and Mitchell Prizes, a MacArthur Fellowship, the Benjamin Franklin and Happold Medals, ten honorary doctorates, an Hon. AIA and FRSA, Foreign Membership of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, and the Heinz, Lindbergh, Right Livelihood, and World Technology Awards. He advises governments and major firms worldwide on advanced energy and resource efficiency and has led the technical redesign of >$30 billion worth of facilities in 29 sectors to achieve very large energy savings at typically lower capital cost.