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Slowing Contagion

by Singularity University

In this session, Amory B. Lovins covers how improving the immune and repair competences of the general population, while not conferring immunity, could help to slow contagion of COVID-19.

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In this session, Amory B. Lovins covers how improving the immune and repair competences of the general population, while not conferring immunity, could help to slow contagion of COVID-19. Physicist Amory Lovins is cofounder and Chairman Emeritus of Rocky Mountain Institute (and was its Chief Scientist 2007–19, now a contractor); advisor to major firms and governments worldwide, chiefly on advanced energy efficiency; author of 31 books and 660 papers; and recipient of the Blue Planet, Volvo, Zayed, Onassis, Nissan, Shingo, and Mitchell Prizes, MacArthur and Ashoka Fellowships, 12 honorary doctorates, and the Heinz, Lindbergh, Right Livelihood, National Design, and World Technology Awards. An honorary architect, Swedish engineering academician, and former Oxford don, he has taught at ten universities. In 2009, Time named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people, and Foreign Policy, one of the 100 top global thinkers. In 2016, the President of Germany awarded him the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit. He has worked in or around ~20 disciplines including medicine, but is not a physician.

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Slowing Contagion
35mins

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