Brittle Power, by Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins

In this classic from 1982, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins argue that domestic energy infrastructure is vulnerable to disruption, by accident or malice, often even more so than imported oil. According to the authors, a resilient energy system is feasible, costs less, works better, is favored in the market, but is rejected by U.S. policy. The book was originally prepared as a Pentagon study and was re-released in 2001 following the September 11 attacks. In the preface to the 2001 edition, Lovins explains that the themes from the original manuscript are still relevant.   (Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Institute)

Lovins, Amory and L. Hunter Lovins. (1982) Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security. Amherst, NH: Brick House Publishing.

(Preface to Brittle Power) (Full Book)

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