The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Recent Submissions

  • Setting Global Standards for Sustainable Biofuels Development 

    Woods, Jeremy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-15)
    Environmental standards are vital if the international trade in biofuels was to be allowed to begin on a massive scale. Large-scale production of biofuels in Asia — such as palm oil plantations in Papua New Guinea — could ...
  • Lessons Learned About Societal Responses to Emerging Technologies Perceived as Risky 

    Wilbanks, Thomas J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-15)
    This presentation will present results from a research project that asks whether past experience in the United States with technologies associated in the public mind with risk, along with relevant social-scientific ...
  • Global Gender Perspectives on Biofuel Production 

    Summerfield, Gale (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-15)
  • Promises and Challenges of Biofuels for the Poor 

    Rosegrant, Mark W.; Msangi, Siwa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-15)
    In order to make a difference in the lives of poor people as both energy producers and consumers, and to make strong environmental and economic contributions, biofuel technology needs further advancement, and investments ...
  • Biofuels as Alternative Energy: A Regional Overlook 

    Meerganz von Medeazza, Gregor (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-15)
  • World News Coverage of Biofuels 

    Cozzens, Susan E.; Soumonni, Diran (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-15)
    This paper will report preliminary results from monitoring press coverage from around the world on the benefits and costs of biofuels over the period 2007-2008, a period when the framing of the issues changed dramatically. ...