Industrial Ecology: Some Directions for Research

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

…markets and exchanges, information needs, scale of agglomeration, price/cost issues Business and Financial – Roles of private firms and corporate organization in decisions affecting environmental performance, linking IE to quality, accounting,…

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.

…a cost-benefit analysis, the conclusion might be that no social response is warranted, if avoiding the problem costs 2 percent and incurring the problem costs only 1 percent. Costs could…

Toward Green Mobility: The Evolution of Transport

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

…Transportation Statistics). Online at URL http://www.bts.gov/ntl/. 34US Department of Transportation (1997) National Transportation Statistics 1997 (Washington, DC: Bureau of Transportation Statistics). Online at http://www.bts.gov/btsprod/nts/. 35J. H. Ausubel and C. Marchetti (1996) ‘Elektron’, Daedalus 125, 139-169….

Verification of International Environmental Agreements

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

This paper was first published in 1992 in the Annual Review of Energy and Environment, http://www.annualreviews.org. The paper posted here was scanned and re-typeset in HTML. Every effort was made…

The Census of Marine Life: Progress and Prospects

JH Ausubel. Fisheries 26 (7): 33–36 2001

…sources, public and private.  The main cost of the program will be the field projects, likely to cost about $5-$25 million each.  While Sloan and other private funders can catalyze…

Does Climate Still Matter?

JH Ausubel. Nature 350: 649–652 1991

…lead to prices that en courage inefficiency. ‘Mere is little incentive to conserve. Higher cost of constructing water projects and more demand and competition for water for such uses as…

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.

…percent. Generators with low capital cost and high variable cost combine with base-loads plants with high capital cost and low variable cost to determine the current usage level. Although the…

Does Energy Policy Matter?

…after another of chip introduced at lower initial cost and the price for each chip falling over its lifetime. Contrast the chipsters with the record of the coal industry since…