The Way Out: Kick-starting Capitalism to Save Our Economic Ass

  • Title: The Way Out: Kick-starting Capitalism to Save Our Economic Ass
  • Author: L. Hunter Lovins Boyd Cohen
  • ISBN: 9780809034697
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Way Out Kick starting Capitalism to Save Our Economic Ass Believe in climate change Or don t It doesn t matter But you d better understand this the best route to rebuilding our economy our cities and our job markets as well as assuring national security
    Believe in climate change Or don t It doesn t matter.But you d better understand this the best route to rebuilding our economy, our cities, and our job markets, as well as assuring national security, is doing precisely what you would do if you were scared to death about climate change Whether you re the head of a household or the CEO of a multinational corporation, embBelieve in climate change Or don t It doesn t matter.But you d better understand this the best route to rebuilding our economy, our cities, and our job markets, as well as assuring national security, is doing precisely what you would do if you were scared to death about climate change Whether you re the head of a household or the CEO of a multinational corporation, embracing efficiency, innovation, renewables, carbon markets, and new technologies is the smartest decision you can make It s the most profitable, too And, oh yes you ll help save the planet.In The Way Out, L Hunter Lovins, coauthor of the bestselling Natural Capitalism, and the sustainability expert Boyd Cohen prove that the future of capitalism in a recession riddled, carbon constrained world will be built on innovations that cutting edge leaders are bringing to the market today These companies are creating jobs and driving innovation.The Way Out delivers hundreds of in depth case studies of international corporations, small businesses, NGOs, and municipalities to prove that energy efficiency and renewable resources are already driving prosperity While highlighting business opportunities across a range of sectors including energy, construction, transportation, and agriculture technologies Lovins and Cohen also show why the ex CIA director Jim Woolsey drives a solar powered plugin hybrid vehicle His bumper sticker says it all Osama bin Laden hates my car Corporate executives, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, and concerned citizens alike will find profitable ideas within these pages In ten information packed chapters, The Way Out gives tangible examples of early adopters across the globe who see that the low carbon economy leads to increased profits and economic growth It offers a clear and concise road map to the new energy economy and a cooler planet.Previously published under the title Climate Capitalism

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    1. The Way Out is an interesting list of examples of companies (some more successful than others) trying to implement environmentally and economically sound strategies. The book gives examples of ways in which new inventions, novel application of existing technologies, and exploitation of market opportunities can lead to sound climate change mitigation and economic growth. Lovins calls this "Climate Capitalism." Chapters detail examples from products, business strategy, transportation, energy, hous [...]

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    2. This book is chock full of examples of people - mostly companies and cities - responding to climate change in an economically favorable way. It's a good overview of a lot of topics and what is/was happening in them. That being said, the writing (perhaps because of the two co-authors) feels disjointed at points, or like the examples were pulled together without enough connective tissue sometimes. There's also little discussion of sufficiency - whether these solutions, many of which are are aimed [...]

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    3. Good case studies of sustainable business.

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