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A Farewell to Fossil Fuels

Answering the Energy Challenge

Author: Amory B. Lovins
March/April 2012
Foreign Affairs

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Nearly 90 percent of the world's economy is fueled every year by digging up and burning about four cubic miles of the rotted remains of primeval swamp goo. With extraordinary skill, the world's most powerful industries have turned that oil, gas, and coal into affordable and convenient fuels and electricity that have created wealth, helped build modern civilization, and enriched the lives of billions.

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Speaker: Fatih Birol
Presider: Edward L. Morse

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