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    • Climate change and agriculture 

      Rosenzweig, Cynthia (NABC, 2000)
      Providing sufficient food for the world’s people is one of the great challenges of the twenty-first century. There is now real concern that global warming, with its potential for affecting the climate regimes of entire ...
    • Ethics, climate, and risks 

      Kelly, Henry (NABC, 2000)
      We have an obligation to make public investment in biotechnology and bioprocessing in order to achieve economic advancements and to develop “no-regrets” responses to problems like climate change. Without technology, we ...
    • Bioethics issues in a biobased economy 

      Thompson, Paul B. (NABC, 2000)
      The organization and culture of agricultural R&D is insufficiently attentive to a wide range of social, environmental, legal and ethical issues that are part of any significant technological innovation. Biotechnology ...
    • Summary presentation 

      Thayer, Ann (NABC, 2000)
      Meeting summary and conclusions
    • How many ways can we skin this cat called earth? Risks and constraints to the biobased economy 

      Levitan, Lois (NABC, 2000)
      Resource constraints may make a biobased economy impossible if it is expected to continue at the pace and consumption level of the fossil-based economy in industrial and postindustrial societies. While the world economy ...
    • The Department of Energy’s contribution to the president’s bioproduct and bioenergy initiative 

      Reicher, Daniel W. (NABC, 2000)
      Multiple opportunities exist for energy production from renewable sources such as wind and solar power. Currently, there are also active solicitations to apply to the Department of Energy(DoE) for grants to work on biobased ...
    • The role of land grant universities: Responsible innovation 

      Swan, Patricia B. (NABC, 2000)
      The challenge to the land grant universities relative to their role in the biobased economy is to provide the innovation, evaluation, and education that will help ensure that society will reap the potential benefits of the ...
    • Financing the development of biobased products 

      Wyse, Roger (NABC, 2000)
      There has been restructuring that has in the traditional agricultural research and development complex, and some new funding paradigms have developed to support a new industry. Partnerships and alliances are of great ...
    • The producer’s role — serf or partner in the biobased economy? 

      Rundle, Lynn (NABC, 2000)
      The vision of the structure of the biobased economy of twenty-first century agriculture is, at best, a fuzzy picture of how genetics, production, processing, distribution, and marketing to consumers will integrate. Several ...
    • The USDA’s contribution to the president’s bioproduct and bioenergy initiative 

      Conway, Roger (NABC, 2000)
      The US Office of Energy Policy and New Uses will identify market opportunities for developing new biobased and bioenergy products to meet. The very ambitious goal of tripling the nation’s use of biobased products and ...