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Items related to talks Jesse Ausubel has given or will be giving in the near future.

24 July 2017

Naked DNA in Seawater was the subject of Jesse Ausubel’s 17 May evening talk at the Lower East Side Girls Club for the BioBus.  For some photos and a link to his 30-minute talk visit here.

Posted 10:07 am in Talks

24 July 2017

Density: Key to Fake and True News About Energy and Environment” was the subject of Jesse Ausubel’s centennial address to the meeting of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Houston Convention Center, 4 April 2017. Published in AAPG’s Search and Discovery, as contribution #70272, 28 June 2017.

Posted 10:07 am in Talks

20 January 2017

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.

 

Posted 02:01 pm in News, Talks

19 December 2016

On April 17, 2016 Jesse delivered a lecture  The Nature of the City at the University of Glasgow as part of a workshop “Future cities: Do cities have limits?

The lecture is also on YouTube

Posted 02:12 pm in Talks

13 April 2016

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.

Posted 11:04 am in Talks

7 January 2016

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.”

Posted 12:01 pm in News, Talks

8 December 2015

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.

Posted 11:12 am in Talks

6 November 2014

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, Making Nature Useless: Relative Dematerialization & Absolute Peaks. 

We also post Jesse’s brief (3-page) prepared remarks, On Useless Nature, subsequently published in RealClearScience (18 Sept 2015).

Some coverage at

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-humans-and-nature-co-exist/

http://reason.com/archives/2014/11/10/making-nature-useless

Posted 12:11 pm in Talks

6 October 2014

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.

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17 June 2014

We post “Peak Farmland and Potatoes,” Jesse Ausubel’s Plenary address to the 2014 Potato Business Summit of the United Potato Growers of America, San Antonio, 8 January 2014.

Posted 10:06 am in News, Talks