Dr. Beyea on Green Architecture and Sustainable Development.

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Dr. Beyea on Green Architecture and Sustainable Development

Urban and Community Design

Energy Efficiency

Sustainable Forestry

Watershed Protection

Resolving Scientific Uncertainties Through Partnership

^ Urban and Community Design

Audubon House: Building the Environmentally Responsible, Energy-Efficient Office, John Wiley & Sons, NY, 1994 (with Shaw, Baumgarten, Lee, Croxton and Childs)

"Audubon House," National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 863, Proceedings of the U.S. Green Building Conference, 1994.

"The Minnesota Source-Separated Composting Project," Interim Report (with rest of project team), July 1995.

"A Vision for Composting," in Proceedings of the 6th Annual Waste Reduction, Prevention, Recycling and Composting Symposium, Solid Waste Association of North America, Feb. 27- March 1, 1995.

"The Santa Barbara County Pilot Waste Collection Project," (with rest of project team), April 1994.

"Wet Bag Composting Trial Yields Promising Results," (with Lauren DeChant, Margaret Conditt and Bruce Jones), Biocycle, April 1993.

"Composting Plus Recycling Equals 70 Percent Diversion," (with Lauren DeChant, Bruce Jones, Margaret Conditt), Biocycle, May 1992.

"The Power of Composting, The Power of Partnership" (with W. Greggs), in Proceedings of the Solid Waste Association of North America, August 1993.

"Wet Bag Composting Report" (with M. Conditt et al.), Audubon and Procter & Gamble Report, September 1993.

"The Power of Composting, The Power of Partnership," speeches for the National Recycling Conference, Oct. 1993; GMA/FMI environmental conference, March 1993; the U.S. Conference of Mayors, April 1993; and the Biocycle conference, May 1993.

"Paper Versus Plastic" in The Plastic Waste Primer, The League of Women Voters/Handbook for Citizens, Lyons & Burford, Oct. 1992.

"The Audubon Proposal for Solid Waste Management in Jefferson County and the City of Louisville, Kentucky," Dec. 1991. Also "Review of Proposed Resource Recovery Agreement Between the City of Louisville and Louisville Energy and Environment."

Solid Solutions for Solid Waste: NAS Guidebook for the Community Solid Waste Management Program, (with Bolze, Lee, Lathan and Hansell), (draft).

"The Great Paper Versus Plastic Debate," Audubon Activist, p. 5, March/April, 1989.

"Plastics vs. Paper: Some Environmental Considerations," Audubon Report, 1989.

"Indoor Air Pollution," Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, 37, p. 63, Feb., 1981.

^ Energy Efficiency

"Green Grocers Mean Energy-Efficient grocers," Store Equipment & Design (with Alys Campaign), April 1995.

"Global Warming", (with Eric Fischer), before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Jan. 13, 1992.

"Energy Policy and Global Warming" (2 mb) In Global Climate Change and Life on Earth, Chapman & Hall, New York, 1991.

"The CO2 Diet for a Greenhouse Planet: Assessing Individual Actions for Slowing Global Warming." In Energy Efficiency and the Environment: Forging the Link. American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy; Washington, DC. (Also: "The CO2 Diet for a Greenhouse Planet: A Citizen's Guide for Slowing Global Warming." National Audubon Society Report). 1991; and "The Audubon Activist Carbon Dioxide Diet", Audubon Activist, p. 8-9, January/February, 1990.) (All with DeCicco, Cook and Bolze.)

"Confronting Climate Change: Strategies for Energy Research and Development," (Morrison, Beyea et al.), National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington D.C., Oct. 1990.

"U.S. Appliance Efficiency Standards," (Rollin and Beyea), Energy Policy 13, p. 425, 1985.

The Audubon Energy Plan, (Beyea et al.), 2nd Ed., July 1984 (1st Ed., 1981) [See also "Introduction to Special Issue on Legal Issues Arising From The Audubon Energy Plan 1984," Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 11, p. 251, 1986].

"Dealing with Uncertainties in Projections of Electricity Consumption," before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U. S. Senate, July 25, 1985.

"Computer Modeling for Energy Policy Analysis," (Medsker, Beyea and Lyons), Proceedings of the 15th Annual Modeling and Simulation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 15, part 3, p. 1111, 1984.

"Comments on Energy Forecasting," material submitted for the record at Hearings before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Science and Technology; Committee Print No. 14, June 1-2, 1981.

"Locating and Eliminating Obscure but Major Energy Losses in Residential Housing," (Harrje, Dutt and Beyea), ASHRAE Transactions 85, Part II, 1979. (Winner of ASHRAE "outstanding paper" award.)

"Attic Heat Loss and Conservation Policy," (Dutt, Beyea and Sinden). ASME Technology and Society Division Paper 78-TS-5, Houston, Texas, 1978.

"Critical Significance of Attics and Basements in the Energy Balance of Twin Rivers Townhouses," (Beyea et al), Energy and Buildings Vol. I (1977), p. 261. Also Chapter 3 of Saving Energy in the Home, Ballinger, 1978.

"The Two-Resistance Model for Attic Heat Flow: Implications for Conservation Policy," (Woteki, Dutt and Beyea), Energy--The International Journal 3, 657, 1978.

"Comments on the Proposed FTC Trade Regulation Rule on Labeling and Advertising of Thermal Insulation," (Beyea and Dutt), before the FTC, 1978.

^ Sustainable Forestry

Regeneration on Recently Harvested Non-Industrial Private Forestlands in PA, (with T.S. Fredericksen, W. Hoffman, B.N. Johnson, B. Ross, and M.B. Lester), Northern Journal of Applied Forestry, in press.

Understory Plant Community Responses to Timber Harvesting on Non-industrial Private Forestlands in Pennsylvania (with T.S. Fredericksen, B.D. Ross, W.Hoffman, M.L. Morrison, B.N. Johnson, M.B. Lester, E. Ross) , Forest Ecology and Management. (Accepted with revisions.)

"Ecology of Agricultural Monocultures: Some Consequences for Biodiversity in Biomass Energy Farms," (with W. Hoffman and J. Cook), Proceedings of the 2nd Biomass Conference of the Americas, 1995, pp. 1618-1627.

"National Biofuels Roundtable : Principles and Guidelines for the Development of Biomass Energy Systems," Biomass and Bioenergy (Overend et al., to be published).

"Economic and Environmental Opportunities Through Biomass Development: Report of the CONEG Governors' Biomass Policy Roundtable," August 1995.

"Biomass Power: The Challenge and the Opportunity," Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Utility Biomass Energy Commercialization Association, 1994.

Avian Species Diversity and Policy Issues in Large-Scale Short-Rotation Wood Energy Crops: Annual Reports to the Department of Energy (with Hoffman and Cook). 1992-1994

"Some Ecological Guidelines for Large-scale Biomass Plantations," Proceedings of the First Biomass Conference of the Americas, August 30-September 2, 1993. National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Pp. 33-41. (with Hoffman and Cook)

The Habitat Value of Short-Rotation Poplar Plantations: Avian Population Studies and Management Alternatives (with W. Hoffman, J. Cook), 1993.

Toward Ecological Guidelines for Large-Scale Biomass Energy Development, based on an Audubon/Princeton University Biomass Workshop, 1992.

"Biotechnological Advances in Biomass Energy and Chemical Production: Impacts on Wildlife and Habitat," (with K. Keeler), Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, CRC Press, Florida, February 1991.

"Potential Impacts of Biomass Production in the U.S. on Biological Diversity," (with Jim Cook and Kathleen Keeler), Annual Review of Energy, Calif., 1991. An adaptation appears in Biologue, Sept. 1991.

"Preserving Biodiversity in the Face of Large Scale Demand for Biofuels," (with K.Keeler and J.Cook), Institute for Gas and Technology, Proceedings of Conference on Energy From Biomass Wastes XV (3/25-29/91), Washington, DC, 1991.

"Biofuels: Answer to Global Warming or Growing Threat to Biodiversity?" In Forestry and Environment...Engineering Solutions - from a conference held June 5-6, 1991. American Society of Agricultural Engineers; St. Joseph, MI. (with Cook and Keeler)

^ Watershed Protection

"Long-Term Threats to Canada's James Bay from Hydroelectric Development" (1.2 mb) (Beyea, Rosenthal, Hansell), Information North, Arctic Institute of North America, Alberta, Canada, Sept. 1990.

Long-Term Threats to Canada's James Bay From Human Development, (Rosenthal and Beyea), Audubon EPAD Report #29, July, 1989.

"The New York Connection to Hydro-Quebec's James Bay Project," speech given for the NYC Bar Association "The Americas' Society Debate," January 1992.

National Audubon Society's Direct Testimony Before the Vermont Public Service Board on the Environmental Impacts of the Proposed Contract with Hydro-Quebec on Vermont Wildlife, (with Susan Drennan), December, 1989.

"The Citizens' Acid Rain Monitoring Network," (Bolze and Beyea), Environmental Science & Technology 23(6), June, 1989.

"Citizens' Acid Rain Monitoring Network," (Bolze, Martyr and Beyea), presented at a National Workshop on "The Role of Citizen Volunteers in Environmental Monitoring," held at the University of Rhode Island, May, 1988.

"Threats to Wildlife and the Platte River," (Safina, Rosenbluth, Pustmueller, Strom, Klataske, Lee and Beyea), Audubon EPAD Report #33, March, 1989.

^ Resolving Scientific Uncertainties Through Partnership

"Guidelines to Sustain Biodiversity in Northeastern Pennsylvania Forests," (with T.S. Fredericksen, W. Hoffman, B.N. Johnson and M.B. Lester), A Partnership Project with the Procter & Gamble Co., Poster at Mid-Atlantic Highlands Assessment Conference, Davis, WV, October, 1995.

"The Power of Composting, The Power of Partnership," in Proceedings of the International Symposium on "The Science of Composting." 30 May - 2 June, 1995, Bologna, Italy.

"On the Importance of Thinking Like an Ecosystem," in Almanac for the Environment, Grosset/Putnam, NY, 1994.

"Beyond the Politics of Blame," EPRI Journal July/August 1993 (reprinted in Agricultural Engineering).

"Bringing Environmental Damage Costs into the Electricity Marketplace: Gains to be Expected and Pitfalls to be Avoided," presented at the National Conference on Environmental Externalities, Wyoming, Oct. 1990.

"Linking Energy Consumption with GNP," Review of Beyond Oil, Chemical & Engineering News 64, p. 25-26, Dec. 1, l986.

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