Mort Webster


Recent Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles



Panos, P. and  Webster, M. (2013).   A stochastic minimum principle and a meshfree method for stochastic optimal control.   Automatica (in press).


Alhajeri, N.S., Donohoo, P., Stillwell, A.S., King, C.W., Webster, M.D., Webber, M.E. and Allen, D.T. (2011). Using Market-Based Dispatching With Environmental Price Signals to Reduce Emissions and Water Use at Power Plants in the Texas Grid. Environmental Research Letters 6 044018 DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/044018.


Webster, M., A.P. Sokolov, J.M. Reilly, C.E. Forest, S. Paltsev, A. Schlosser, C. Wang, D. Kicklighter, M. Sarofim, J. Melillo, R.G. Prinn and H.D. Jacoby (2011). “Analysis of Climate Policy Targets under Uncertainty”. Climatic Change (in press) DOI: 10.1007/s10584-011-0260-0.


Webster, M. D., Sue Wing, I., and L. Jakobavits (2010). “Second-Best Instruments for Near-Term Climate Policy: Intensity Targets vs. the Safety Valve” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 59 (2010) 250–259.


Webster, M. D. (2008).  “Incorporating Path-Dependency into Decision Analytic Methods: An Application to Global Climate Change Policy.”  Decision Analysis 5 (2): 60-75.


Webster, M. D., Paltsev S., and J. M. Reilly (2008). “Autonomous Efficiency Improvement or Income Elasticity of Energy Demand:  Does it Matter?” Energy Economics (in press) DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2008.04.004.


Webster, M.D., L. Jakobovits, and J. Norton (2008). "Learning about Climate Change and Implications for Near-term Policy." Climatic Change (in press) DOI: 10.1007/s10584-008-9406-0.


Oppenheimer, M., B. C. O'Neill, and M.D. Webster (2008). "Negative Learning and Global Environmental Change." Climatic Change (in press) DOI: 10.1007/s10584-008-9405-1.


Nam, J., M.D. Webster, Y. Kimura, H. Jeffries, W. Vizuette, and D.T. Allen (2008). " Reductions in ozone concentrations due to controls on variability in industrial flare emissions in Houston, Texas." Atmospheric Environment 42: 4198-4211.


Scott, J., A. Sokolov, P. Stone, and M. Webster (2008). “Relative roles of climate sensitivity and forcing in defining the ocean circulation response to climate change.” Climate Dynamics 30: 441–454.


Webster, M.D., J. Nam, Y. Kimura, H. Jeffries, W. Vizuette, and D.T. Allen (2007). "The effect of variability in industrial emissions on ozone formation in Houston, Texas." Atmospheric Environment 41 (40) 9580–9593.


Webster, M. D., J. Scott, A. Sokolov, S. Dutkiewicz, and P. Stone (2007).  “Estimating Probability Distributions from Complex Models with Bifurcations: The Case of Ocean Circulation Collapse.”  Journal of Environmental Systems 31 (1): 39-59.


Oppenheimer, M., B. C. O'Neill, M.D. Webster, and S. Agrawala (2007). "The Limits of Consensus." Science 317 (14 September 2007): 1505-1506.