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Encyclopedia of Energy & The Environment

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Viva Facts On FileEnergy and the environment (Facts on File)Publication details: New York, NY : Facts On File, c2009.Description: xvii, 204 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9788130915654
  • 9780816070824 (acidfree paper)
  • 0816070822 (acidfree paper)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 662.88 22 TAB
Contents:
pt. I: The nature and history of biofuels. First fuels -- The nature of fuel -- The chemistry of combustion -- pt. II: Some important biofuel technologies. Ethanol -- Biodiesel -- Electricity production -- pt. III: Environmental and policy considerations. Large-scale use of biomass -- Alternative reasons for the consumption of biofuels -- Policy, research, and biofuels -- Conclusion -- Afterword: An interview with Dr. Amani Elobeid on the economics of ethanol -- Chronology -- List of acronyms -- Glossary. V1 Biofuels V2 Coal and Oil V3 Natural Gas and Hydrogen V4 Nuclear Energy V5 Solar and Geothermal Energy V6 Wind and Water
Summary: Discusses different types of biofuels, the science behind their production, the implications of widespread use of biofuels on the environment and on the economy, especially any impact on food prices.
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pt. I: The nature and history of biofuels. First fuels -- The nature of fuel -- The chemistry of combustion -- pt. II: Some important biofuel technologies. Ethanol -- Biodiesel -- Electricity production -- pt. III: Environmental and policy considerations. Large-scale use of biomass -- Alternative reasons for the consumption of biofuels -- Policy, research, and biofuels -- Conclusion -- Afterword: An interview with Dr. Amani Elobeid on the economics of ethanol -- Chronology -- List of acronyms -- Glossary. V1 Biofuels V2 Coal and Oil V3 Natural Gas and Hydrogen V4 Nuclear Energy V5 Solar and Geothermal Energy V6 Wind and Water

Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-192) and index.

Discusses different types of biofuels, the science behind their production, the implications of widespread use of biofuels on the environment and on the economy, especially any impact on food prices.

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