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Environmental Impact of Biofuels

Edited by Marco Aurelio Dos Santos Bernardes

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Abstract: This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, current and future biofuels crops, the successful Brazilian ethanol program, insights of the first, second, third and fourth biofuel generations, advanced biofuel production techniques, related waste treatment, emissions and environmental impacts, water consumption, produced allergens and toxins. Additionally, the biofuel policy discussion is expected to be continuing in the foreseeable future and the reading of the biofuels features dealt with in this book, are recommended for anyone interested in understanding this diverse and developing theme.

JEL-codes: Q57 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
ISBN: 978-953-307-479-5
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Air Quality and Biofuels Downloads
Shiv Prasad and Dhanya M S
Allergens and Toxins from Oleaginous Plants: Problems and Solutions Downloads
Olga Machado and Natalia Deus- De-Oliveira
Biobased Economy - Sustainable Use of Agricultural Resources Downloads
Surendra Nath Kulshreshtha
Biofuel Combustion Emissions - Chemical and Physical Smoke Properties Downloads
John C. Y. Chan, Guenter Engling, Xuefang Sang and Ting Zhang
Biofuel Programs in East Asia: Developments, Perspectives, and Sustainability Downloads
Tatsuji Koizumi
Biofuels and Ecosystem Carbon Balance Under Global Change Downloads
Christina Schadel and Yiqi Luo
Emissions of Diesel - Vegetable Oils Mixtures Downloads
Charalampos Arapatsakos
Environmental Impacts of Production of Biodiesel and Its Use in Transportation Sector Downloads
Anuradha Shukla and Sippy Kalra Chauhan
Groundwater and Health Implications of Biofuels Production Downloads
Rosane Nobre and Manoel Nobre
Identification of Work Tasks Causing High Occupational Exposure to Bioaerosols at Biofuel Plants Converting Straw or Wood Chips Downloads
Anne Mette Madsen
Implications of Biofuel Feedstock Crops for the Livestock Feed Industry in Canada Downloads
James A. Dyer, Xavier P.C. Verge, Raymond L. Desjardins and Brian G. McConkey
The Impact of Oil Palm Expansion on Environmental Change: Putting Conservation Research in Context Downloads
Edgar Turner, Jake Snaddon, Robert Ewers, Tom Fayle and William Foster
Uncertainty Analysis of the Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Renewability of Biofuels Downloads
Joao Malca and Fausto Freire

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