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The Resource Factor four : doubling wealth, halving resource use : the new report to the Club of Rome, Ernst von Weizacker, Amory B Lovins, and L Hunter Lovins

Factor four : doubling wealth, halving resource use : the new report to the Club of Rome, Ernst von Weizacker, Amory B Lovins, and L Hunter Lovins

Label
Factor four : doubling wealth, halving resource use : the new report to the Club of Rome
Title
Factor four
Title remainder
doubling wealth, halving resource use : the new report to the Club of Rome
Statement of responsibility
Ernst von Weizacker, Amory B Lovins, and L Hunter Lovins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the industrial revolution, progress has meant an increase in labour productivity. Factor Four describes a new form of progress, resource productivity, a form which meets the overriding imperative for the future (sustainability). It shows how at least four times as much wealth can be extracted from the resources we use. As the authors put it, the book is about doing more with less, but this is not the same as doing less, doing worse or doing without. In 1972, the Club of Rome published Limits to Growth, which sent shock waves around the world by arguing that we were rapidly running out of
Member of
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1939-
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Weizsäcker, Ernst U. von
Dewey number
338/.06
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1947-
  • 1950-
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  • Lovins, Amory B.
  • Lovins, L. Hunter
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  • Industrial productivity
  • Technological innovations
  • Environmental protection
Label
Factor four : doubling wealth, halving resource use : the new report to the Club of Rome, Ernst von Weizacker, Amory B Lovins, and L Hunter Lovins
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Praise For Factor Four; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of abbreviations; List of figures; Foreword; Preface; Introduction: More For Less; Exciting Prospects for Progress; Moral and Material Reasons; Efficiency Cure for the Wasting Disease; The Efficiency Cure; Seven Good Reasons for Resource Efficiency; What's So New About Efficiency?; The Purpose of This Book is Practical Changes; Part One: Fifty Examples of Quadrupling Resource Productivity; Chapter 1: Twenty Examples of Resource Productivity; Hypercars: Across the US on One Tank of Fuel
  • The Rocky Mountain Institute HeadquartersThe Darmstadt 'Passivhaus'; Hot-Climate Houses in California; Superwindows and Large-Office Retrofits; Queen's Building, the New School of Engineering and Manufacture, De Montfort University, Leicester UK; Renovating Masonry Row-Houses; ING Bank Headquarters; Cutting Danish Appliances' Energy Use by 74 Per Cent; Super-Refrigerators; Lighting; Office Equipment; Photovoltaics at Forty-eight Volts Direct Current; Renewables in a Cold Climate; Low-Energy Beef; Greening the Red Ones; Fans, Pumps and Motor Systems; The Frontiers of Air-Conditioning
  • Quadrupling Energy Productivity in Five Small StepsProfitable Energy and Waste Savings in a Louisiana Factory; Chapter 2: Twenty Examples of Revolutionising Materials Productivity; Introduction; Durable Office Furniture; Low-MIPS Car/Hypercar; Electronic Books and Catalogues; Steel versus Concrete; Subsurface Drip Irrigation; Water Efficiency in Manufacturing; Residential Water Efficiency; Cotton Production with Less Water; Reducing Material Flows in Industry; The FRIA Cooling Chamber; The Services of Washing and of Vertical Transport in Buildings; Rehabilitating versus Demolishing Buildings
  • Perennial PolycultureBiointensive Minifarming; Rent-a-Chemical: A Strategy for Improving Material Efficiency; Belland Material: Recycling Wrapping Plastic; Reusing Bottles, Cans and Large Containers; Wide-Span, Heavy-Duty Wood Construction; Wood in Home Building; Chapter 3: Ten Examples of Revolutionising Transport Productivity; Videoconferences; Electronic Mail; Strawberry Yoghurt; Local Blackcurrant Juice or Overseas Orange Juice; Quadrupling the Capacity of Existing Railways; Pendolino and Cyber Tran: The Soft Options for Rapid Trains; Curitiba's Surface Underground; Car Sharing in Berlin
  • Car-Free MobilityGetting the Village Feeling in the City; Part Two: Making It -- Happen Improving Profitability; Chapter 4: If Markets Create the Problem, Can They Also Provide Much of thr Answer?; Can the Market Jujitsu Flip the Forces of Unsustainability?; The Imperfect Market; Market Theory versus Practice; Chapter 5: Buying and Selling Effiency; Least-Cost Planning; Utility Regulatory Reform; Making Negawatt Markets -- And Beyond; Chapter 6: Reward What We Want, Not the Opposite; Correcting Perverse Incentives; Responsibility Requires Responsiveness to Feedback
Control code
ocn861199649
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134177547
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861199649
Label
Factor four : doubling wealth, halving resource use : the new report to the Club of Rome, Ernst von Weizacker, Amory B Lovins, and L Hunter Lovins
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Praise For Factor Four; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of abbreviations; List of figures; Foreword; Preface; Introduction: More For Less; Exciting Prospects for Progress; Moral and Material Reasons; Efficiency Cure for the Wasting Disease; The Efficiency Cure; Seven Good Reasons for Resource Efficiency; What's So New About Efficiency?; The Purpose of This Book is Practical Changes; Part One: Fifty Examples of Quadrupling Resource Productivity; Chapter 1: Twenty Examples of Resource Productivity; Hypercars: Across the US on One Tank of Fuel
  • The Rocky Mountain Institute HeadquartersThe Darmstadt 'Passivhaus'; Hot-Climate Houses in California; Superwindows and Large-Office Retrofits; Queen's Building, the New School of Engineering and Manufacture, De Montfort University, Leicester UK; Renovating Masonry Row-Houses; ING Bank Headquarters; Cutting Danish Appliances' Energy Use by 74 Per Cent; Super-Refrigerators; Lighting; Office Equipment; Photovoltaics at Forty-eight Volts Direct Current; Renewables in a Cold Climate; Low-Energy Beef; Greening the Red Ones; Fans, Pumps and Motor Systems; The Frontiers of Air-Conditioning
  • Quadrupling Energy Productivity in Five Small StepsProfitable Energy and Waste Savings in a Louisiana Factory; Chapter 2: Twenty Examples of Revolutionising Materials Productivity; Introduction; Durable Office Furniture; Low-MIPS Car/Hypercar; Electronic Books and Catalogues; Steel versus Concrete; Subsurface Drip Irrigation; Water Efficiency in Manufacturing; Residential Water Efficiency; Cotton Production with Less Water; Reducing Material Flows in Industry; The FRIA Cooling Chamber; The Services of Washing and of Vertical Transport in Buildings; Rehabilitating versus Demolishing Buildings
  • Perennial PolycultureBiointensive Minifarming; Rent-a-Chemical: A Strategy for Improving Material Efficiency; Belland Material: Recycling Wrapping Plastic; Reusing Bottles, Cans and Large Containers; Wide-Span, Heavy-Duty Wood Construction; Wood in Home Building; Chapter 3: Ten Examples of Revolutionising Transport Productivity; Videoconferences; Electronic Mail; Strawberry Yoghurt; Local Blackcurrant Juice or Overseas Orange Juice; Quadrupling the Capacity of Existing Railways; Pendolino and Cyber Tran: The Soft Options for Rapid Trains; Curitiba's Surface Underground; Car Sharing in Berlin
  • Car-Free MobilityGetting the Village Feeling in the City; Part Two: Making It -- Happen Improving Profitability; Chapter 4: If Markets Create the Problem, Can They Also Provide Much of thr Answer?; Can the Market Jujitsu Flip the Forces of Unsustainability?; The Imperfect Market; Market Theory versus Practice; Chapter 5: Buying and Selling Effiency; Least-Cost Planning; Utility Regulatory Reform; Making Negawatt Markets -- And Beyond; Chapter 6: Reward What We Want, Not the Opposite; Correcting Perverse Incentives; Responsibility Requires Responsiveness to Feedback
Control code
ocn861199649
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134177547
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861199649

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