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.

…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…

The Census of Marine Life: Progress and Prospects

JH Ausubel. Fisheries 26 (7): 33–36 2001

…Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA (http://www.whoi.edu/marinecensus/) Much-studied regions commercially important for fisheries, the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank offer an excellent chance to calibrate and demonstrate the superiority of new…

Godfather – The Scientist

…cost money. The engineer nodded his head vigorously. He did not expect such a great favor for nothing. That was understood. A special document does not come cheap. Morgulyev was…

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.

…ultra-high, may have a second life as a bulk carrier aided by relatively cheap electronics, such as thyristors, which are capable of transforming all types of units of electricity into…

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…

How Did Noah’s Ark Float?

…far, in a free online service (http://www.eol.org/). “There are expectations of 8 to 50 million more species out there that we haven’t identified yet,” Edwards said. Other experts’ estimates of…

The Forester’s Lever: Industrial Ecology and Wood Products

IK Wernick, PE Waggoner, JH Ausubel. Journal of Forestry 98 (10): 8–14 2000

…USDA Forest Products Laboratory. KAFUS INDUSTRIES. 1999. Kafus options 147,000 acres in Arizona as proposed site for increased kenaf fibre production. News release. Available online at www. Kafus.com/pr/news.html. MOULTON, R.J.,…

News coverage about surprising Jersey Shore fish spotted w eDNA

…detecta migraciones de especies marinas https://www.eldiario.es/sociedad/analisis-ADN-medioambiental-migraciones-especies_0_1026448521.html Prensa Latina, Cuba Descubren nuevos patrones de migración de especies marinas tropicales https://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?o=rn&id=365583&SEO=descubren-nuevos-patrones-de-migracion-de-especies-marinas-tropicales Globedia, Spain Detectan migraciones de especies marinas gracias al ADN medioambiental…

The Continental SuperGrid concept

…have aided and abetted is gaining attention. An AP story in USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techinnovations/2003-04-10-super-grid_x.htm A Science Daily news item: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2003/03/030320073732.htm The final report for the National Energy Supergrid workshop: http://www.energy.ece.uiuc.edu/SuperGridReportFinal.pdf…