Some Ways to Lessen Worries about Climate Change [PDF]

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

…Washington DC, http://www.udidata.com/ [Endnotes] 1 J.H. Ausubel, Does Climate Still Matter? Nature 350:649-652, 1991. [2] D.G. Victor and J. H. Ausubel, Restoring the Forests, Foreign Affairs 79(6):127-144, 2000. [3] See J.H. Ausubel, Productivity, Electricity, Science: Powering…

Can Technology Spare the Earth?

JH Ausubel. Am Sci 84 (2): 166–178 1996 Republished in Current Perspectives in Geology, Fourth Edition, Michael McKinney, Robert L. Tolliver, Parri Shariff, eds., Wadsworth, Boston, MA, 1998.

…and predicted? Technological Forecasting and Social Change 52:1-30. Matthews, A. 1992. Where the Buffalo Roam. New York: Grove Weidenfeld. Meyer, P. 1994. Bi-logistic growth. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 47:89-102. Mitchell, B. R. 1980. European Historical…

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

…area, 1630-1997. Inset: U.S. forest volume, hardwoods and softwoods, 1952-1997. Sources of data: D.S. Powell, J.L. Faulkner, D.R. Darr, Z. Zhu, and D.W. MacCleery, Forest Resources of the United States, 1992, USDA Forest Service…

Resources and Environment in the 21st Century: Seeing Past the Phantoms

JH Ausubel. World Energy Council Journal July: 8–16 1998

…not exhaust ourselves chasing phantoms, when the race before us is anyway long and hard. First, I offer a few words to describe the two multipliers of resource and environmental factors: Population and GDP per…

Bi-Logistic Growth

PS Meyer. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 47: 89–102 1994

…the growth process: N(tm) = k/2. The location parameter b can be replaced by tm by defining b = -tma. It is also convenient to define a parameter Dt as the length of the time interval required for the growth process to…

Does Energy Policy Matter?

…case of the USA, the policy prescriptions are simply: favor gas, hydrogen, and nuclear. Let me conclude on a philosophical note. We feel a freedom of decision inside ourselves, which…

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

…constituency, with media actions being illustrated with newspaper clippings or television stories. Public opinion also might be simulated as a single constituency; public opinion might drive regulatory decisions, and influence state funding decisions in game…

The Environment for Future Business

JH Ausubel. Pollution Prevention Review 8 (1): 39–52 1998 This article has been republished in the journal Environmental Regulation and Permitting 9(2):251-62, 1999.

…Prospect,”  Daedalus  125(3):139-169. Ayres, R.U., 1989, Energy Inefficiency in the US Economy: A New Case for Conservation, RR-89-12, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria. Nakicenovic, N., 1996, “Freeing Energy…

Community Risk Profiles: Background

…the breadth and flexibility of the approach taken. Officials at the EPA have, however, been frustrated in attempts to codify this approach to regulation through functional legislation aimed at treating pollution generating…

The Forester’s Lever: Industrial Ecology and Wood Products

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

…of US potential. Science 199:1041-48. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION, 1994. Manufacturing consumption of energy. US Department of Energy Report DOE/EIA-0512(91). Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office. ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND ET AL. 1995. Economic considerations in forest…