International Conflicts over Environment: Scientist’s Roles and Opportunities

JH Ausubel. Scientific Cooperation, State Conflict: The Role of Scientists in Mitigating International Discord, "Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences" 866: 253–258 1998

…fisheries, which contributed to their decline. Canada and Spain came to the brink of serious conflict over the cod on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland in the early 1990s. Widespread…

Restoring the Forests

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

…place. Studies by forest experts in Finland reveal that by the 1980s, wooded areas were increasing in all major temperate and boreal forests. These mid- and high-latitude forests account for…

The Census of the Fishes: An Update

…use of the new data to explain and predict changes in populations and relations among them would probably cost little. A major outcome of the program would be an on-line

Simulating the Academy: Toward Understanding Colleges and Universities as Dynamic Systems

JH Ausubel, R Herman, WF Massy, SV Massy. What Higher Education is Doing Right, W.F. Massy and J.W. Meyerson, eds., Princeton University 107–120 1997 120

…management and (lack of) leadership costs, especially tuition and overhead rates the rationale for and length of time to the doctoral degree employment terms for the academic workforce curriculum content…

Some Ways to Lessen Worries about Climate Change [PDF]

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

…constant travel money budget saves money by continuing to drive the old car and offsetting higher fuel prices by lowering capital or amortization costs. As we saw during the so-called…

Students Use DNA Barcodes to Unmask “Mislabeled” Fish at Grocery Stores, Restaurants

…of Life: Barcode of Life Database: Consortium for the Barcode of Life: Barcoding marine species: FishBol: Barcoding blog: Ten Reasons for Barcoding Life: “Barcode of Life” Scientific American, October 2008:…

Canadian Nuclear

We post Jesse’s “Nuclear and Renewable Heresies“, delivered as a plenary address to the Canadian Nuclear Association 10 March 2005 in Ottawa….

Technical Progress and Climatic Change

JH Ausubel. Energy Policy 23 (4/5): 411–416 1995 Also pp. 501-512 in Integrated Assessment of Mitigation, Impacts, and Adaptation to Climate Change, N Nakicenovic, WD Nordhaus, R Richels, and FL Toth (eds), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, 1994.

…energy sector anyway, with regard to preferred primary fuels as well as efficiency. What appear as costs in our current cost-benefit calculus for mitigating, and adapting to, the greenhouse effect…

The Census of Marine Life and the Role of Aquariums

JH Ausubel. Bulletin de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco 20 (1): 67 2001 Bulletin de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco, no spécial 20, fascicule 1

…the program will be the field projects, which are likely to cost about $5-$25 million each. While Sloan and other private funders can catalyze the Census, most of the support…