• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...