Social Psychological Dimensions of Bioenergy Development and Public Acceptance

  title={Social Psychological Dimensions of Bioenergy Development and Public Acceptance},
  author={Duane T. Wegener and Janice R. Kelly},
  journal={BioEnergy Research},
The best technology does no good unless people use it. Thus, the future of biofuels depends not only on development of effective and efficient technologies but also on the social, economic, and political climate within which people decide to use or avoid these new fuel sources and technologies. On a social psychological level, individual behaviors are often guided by people’s attitudes toward the behavior or objects involved and by the norms established by others within the social setting… CONTINUE READING
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