Industrial Ecology: Some Directions for Research

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

…obsolete as the acquisition of a physical object would be subordinate to the purchase of the function it provides. Research is needed to examine the most promising industries in the…

Verification of International Environmental Agreements

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

…it is impossible to measure such a problem direcgy until well after the needed actions must be taken. Regarding direct and indirect indicators of implementation, IMO provides an example. MARPOL…

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….

Five Worthy Ways to Spend Large Amounts of Money for Research on Environment and Resources

JH Ausubel. The Bridge 29 (3): 4–16 1999

…m.b.H), Die offizielle Transrapid Homepage, URL http://www.mvp.de/, Munich, Germany, 1997. [16] MIKA, J., Transrapid Informations Resourcen Homepage, URL http://transrapid.simplenet.com/, Germany, 1997. [17] Jufer, M., Swissmetro: Wissenschaftliche Taetigkeit der ETH-Lausanne und Zuerich, Hauptstudie-Zwischenbericht Juli 1994-Juni 1996, ETH-Lausanne, Switzerland,…

Some Ways to Lessen Worries about Climate Change [PDF]

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

…a lot. We already do in Phoenix and Edmonton. Cheap, efficient, and environmentally benign refrigeration will win ever-larger markets. So will means to lift moisture-use efficiency in agriculture. Everyone concerned…

Mitigation and Adaptation for Climate Change: Answers and Questions

JH Ausubel. The Bridge 23 (3): 15–30 1993 Also pp. 557-584 inΒ 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.

…advancing steadily. Some mitigation will be cheap. Strictly curtailing emissions might cost 2 percent. Gradual control steps are better. Doubling of concentration is not inevitable. Decarbonization and efficiency of the…

On Sparing Farmland and Spreading Forest

JH Ausubel. Forestry at the Great Divide: Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters 2001 Convention, Society of American Foresters, Bethesda MD 127–138 2002

…innovations, machines and chemicals, especially the latter, hugely increased yields. After World War II, the automobile industry produced solid, cheap, dependable tractors. A tractor pulls as powerfully as 10 to…

Restoring the Forests

DG Victor, JH Ausubel. Foreign Affairs 79 (6): 127–144 2000

needed for agriculture integrates several variables: the size of the population, its income and diet, and the yield of crops grown. Already, growth in human numbers is slowing — the…