On September 23, 2019 PHE Senior Research Associate Iddo Wernick delivered at talk on ‘Environmentalism and Populism‘ at at meeting of the Breakthrough Institute in Middleburg, Virginia.
On 4 January 2017, PHE Researcher Iddo Wernick delivered the keynote address ‘Creating a circular economy: The challenges and opportunities presented by Technology Metals for future business‘ kicking off a conference on the topic of Sustainable Resource Management organized by Acer Inc., in Taipei, Taiwan. Iddo also gave a talk on ‘Conflict Minerals and Tantalum’ from the perspective of Supply Chain managers in the electronics industry. Below are some pictures of the event.
We post “Power Density and the Nuclear Opportunity” by Jesse H. Ausubel. The talk is adapted from the keynote address to the Nuclear Power Council, Electric Power Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, 3 September 2015. Thanks to EPRI’s Neil Wilmshurst for the opportunity to develop and present the talk.
We post “Ocean Past, Ocean Future: Reflections on the Shift from the 19th to 21st Century Ocean”, Jesse H. Ausubel, Michelson Memorial Lecture, 15 October 2015 United States Naval Academy, Annapolis MD.”
We post (belatedly) Self-sinking capsules to investigate Earth’s interior and dispose of radioactive waste, Jesse H. Ausubel, Seminar presentation delivered 26 July 2011, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Program of Study in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. Jesse and 2011 summer intern Catherine Fisher carried out this work.
On November 5 Iddo Wernick and Jesse Ausubel participated together with colleagues from the Breakthrough Institute in the seminar at Resources for the Future (RFF) in Washington DC titled Making Nature Useless? Global Resource Trends, Innovation, and Implications for Conservation. Iddo presented work on century-long trends in USA resource use,Â Making Nature Useless: Relative Dematerialization & Absolute Peaks.Â
We also post Jesse’s brief (3-page) prepared remarks, On Useless Nature, subsequently published in RealClearScience (18 Sept 2015).
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We post “Meat and Potatoes and the American Landscape,” Jesse Ausubel’s lecture for the Sheriff’s Meadows Foundation at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, Massachusetts, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, 8 July 2014.
We post â€œPeak Farmland and Potatoes,â€ Jesse Ausubelâ€™s Plenary address to the 2014 Potato Business Summit of the United Potato Growers of America, San Antonio, 8 January 2014.
As part of the William and Myrtle Harris Lectureship in Science and Civilization, Jesse presented a lecture entitled ‘Cars and Civilization‘ at the California Institute of Technology on 30 April 2014.