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.

…been made and cannot be ignored. Though the broad understanding of mitigation and adaptation has advanced rapidly, vexing questions remain, some technical and some fundamental. TECHNICAL QUESTIONS How do energy…

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.

…for coal. Even steel-making, which historically consumed a substantial fraction of coal (sometimes more than 10 percent), abandoned coal, dropping demand. Coal will fight hard to keep its last customer….

Community Risk Profiles: Summary

…local level. The federal government has tried to help communities tailor their programs to meet federal standards by directly providing tools for local planning. However, in general, the public sector…

Special Report

Jesse is quoted in the Wall Street Journal, “Auto Industry Feels Threatened; Is Heat Essentially Unhealthy?” Special Report: Global Warming Auto Industry Feels Threatened; Is Heat Essentially Unhealthy? October 19,…

Chernobyl After Perestroika: Reflections on a Recent Visit

JH Ausubel. Technology in Society 14: 187–198 1992

…greenhouse century. Climate is a global question, and those in the network of researchers included several capable Soviet scientists. One place to study global climate was the International Institute for…

The Environment for Future Business

JH Ausubel. Pollution Prevention Review 8 (1): 39–52 1998 This article has been republished in the journal Environmental Regulation and Permitting 9(2):251-62, 1999.

…6. U.S. Industrial Withdrawals, Total and per GNP Sources of Data: U.S. Historical Statistics, U.S. Statistical Abstract Technology, law, and economics have all favored frugal water use. Better management of demand…

Death and the Human Environment: The United States in the 20th Century [PDF]

JH Ausubel, PS Meyer, IK Wernick. Technology in Society 23 (2): 131–146 2001

linear transform, see Fisher JC, Pry RH. A simple substitution model of technological change. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 1971;3:75-88. [9] For reviews of all the bacterial infections discussed in…

Toward Green Mobility: The Evolution of Transport

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

…fuel became widely available, although creosote and other preservatives lessened structural wood demand. Coal’s energy density doubled that of wood, and thus system range and flexibility. Belching coal smoke from…

Does Energy Policy Matter?

…so-called fossil fuels, coal, oil, and natural gas, each have a typical ratio of hydrogen to carbon atoms. Coal’s H:C ratio is about 1 to 2, oil 2 to 1,…