Natural Capitalism creates practical tools and strategies enabling companies, communities and countries to increase prosperity and quality of life. Lovins consults for industries and governments globally, advising the Energy Minister of Afghanistan, briefing senior management of Wal-Mart, and writing the Economic Case for Climate Protection. Named 2008 Sustainability Pioneer and Time magazine Millennium Hero for the Planet. Her first climate book, Least Cost Energy: Solving the CO2 Problem was published in 1981.