Industrial Ecology: Some Directions for Research

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

…York. World Bank, 1989, Environmental Accounting for Sustainable Development: Selected Papers from Joint World Bank Workshops, World Bank, Washington, D.C. Hershkowitz, A. and Salerni, E., 1987, Garbage Management in Japan: Leading the Way, INFORM,…

Working Less and Living Longer: Long-Term Trends in Working Time and Time Budgets

JH Ausubel, Arnulf Grübler. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 50: 113–131 1995

…1856-1981 “Working Less”1 -36,760 -12,497 -49,257 -18,845 -16,698 -35,543 “More holidays”2 -1,744 -8,534 -10,278 -720 -3,280 -4,000 Shorter/Longer Work career3 +11,674 -13,779 -2,105 -2,675 +19,268 +16,593 TOTAL -26,830 -34,810 -61,640…

Toward Green Mobility: The Evolution of Transport

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

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. 36M. Jufer…

Verification of International Environmental Agreements

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

…agreement. Compliance is the adherence to some formal or informal commitment. Verification is the process of determining whether or not a party is in compliance. Enforcement is the suite of sanctions and incentives to entice compliance….

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.

…l ead to ultra-high voltage lines (for example, + 2 megavolts) with higher capacity (for example, 5 or 10 gigawatts) and continental range. The great advantage of continental and intercontinental connections is that standby reserves and…

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

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

…Transport, European Review 6(2):137-156, 1998. [15] MVP (Versuchs- und Planungsgesellschaft für Magnetbahnsysteme 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…

Decarbonization: The Next 100 Years

…hour.  I am speaking now of 100 years, but that is our time frame.  The maglevs would help spread the infrastructure cost over multiple uses.             As with ZEPPS, magic words for the…

Restoring the Forests

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

The following paper was published in Foreign Affairs (November/December 2000, Vol 79, Number 6, pp. 127-144). It is posted with the permission of the editors. Copyright 2000 Council on Foreign Relations SKINHEAD EARTH?…

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.

…J.H., 1991a, Energy and environment: the light path, Energy Systems and Policy 15:181-188. Ausubel, J.H., 1991b, Does climate still matter?, Nature 350:649-652. Birdsall, N., 1992, Another look at Population and Global Warming, Country Economics Department,…