Toward Green Mobility: The Evolution of Transport

JH Ausubel, C Marchetti, PS Meyer. European Review 6 (2): 143–162 1998

…time grows as the square root of distance, so 500 km might take 10 min and 2500 km 20 min. Suburban maglevs might go 500 km per hour, a speed…

Industrial Ecology: Some Directions for Research

IK Wernick, JH Ausubel. With the Vishnu Group, The Rockefeller University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 1997

…0.927 2 Zinc 1350 260.346 2 Selenium 0.5 0.364 2 Silver 4 2.733 3 Copper 2800 534.298 3 Thallium 0.8 0.038 4 *Wastes values for elements and their compounds For…

Mitigation and Adaptation for Climate Change: Answers and Questions

JH Ausubel. The Bridge 23 (3): 15–30 1993 Also pp. 557-584 in Costs, Impacts, and Benefits of CO2 Mitigation, Y. Kaya, N. Nakicenovic, W.D. Nordhaus, and F.L. Toth, eds., International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, 1993.

…change might cost 0-2 percent. Studies suggest that the cost to gross world product of the climate change accompanying a CO2 doubling might be between about 0.25-2.0 percent (Fankhauser, Scheraga et…

Elektron: Electrical Systems in Retrospect and Prospect

JH Ausubel, C Marchetti. Technological Trajectories and the Human Environment 110–134 1997 Also appeared in Daedalus 125(3):139-169, Summer 1996.

…Review of Biology 57 (1982) : 29-52. 6A kilowatt (kW) is 1,000 watts; a megawatt (MW) is 1,000,000 W; a gigawatt (GW) is 1,000 MW; a terawatt (TW) is 1,000…

The Census of the Fishes: An Update

…to be discovered. Known species total about 15,000. The experts at the meeting concluded that about 5,000 remain to be discovered. The prospect of discovering 5,000 marine fishes is an…

Does Climate Still Matter?

JH Ausubel. Nature 350: 649–652 1991

…metal, weave textiles and cut wood. In 1694 France had 80,000 flour mills, 15,000 industrial mills, and 500 iron and metallurgical works, altogether almost 100,000 facilities powered by wind and…

Verification of International Environmental Agreements

JH Ausubel, DG Victor. Annual Review of Energy and the Environment 17: 1–43 1992

…The economics of enforcing air pollution controls. J. Environ. Econ. Manage. 1: 219-36 82. Storey, D. J., McCabe, P. J. 1980. The criminal waste discharger. Scottish J. Polit. Econ. 27:30-40 83. Harford, J. D….

Some Ways to Lessen Worries about Climate Change [PDF]

JH Ausubel. The Electricity Journal 14 (1): 24–33 2001

…expect methane to provide perhaps 70% of primary energy around the year 2030 and to reach a peak absolute use of 30 x 1012 m3 of natural gas in 2060. Although simply…

Decarbonization: The Next 100 Years

…of the gas resource base, which have more than doubled over the past 20 years.  Preaching the advent of the Methane Age 20 years ago I felt myself a daring prophet…