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Economy, Environment and Sustainability

Edited by Zhen Fang

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

This book overviews social, economic, environmental and sustainable issues by the use of biofuels written by professionals. It should be of interest for students, researchers, scientists and technologists in biofuels.

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BiofuelsEconomy, Environment and SustainabilityEdited by Zhen Fang

Published: January 23rd 2013

DOI: 10.5772/50478

ISBN: 978-953-51-0950-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6293-3

Copyright year: 2013

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37579 Total Chapter Downloads

53 Crossref Citations

80 Web of Science Citations

134 Dimensions Citations


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1. Land Use Change Impacts of Biofuels: A Methodology to Evaluate Biofuel Sustainability

By D. Barnabè, R. Bucchi, A. Rispoli, C. Chiavetta, P.L. Porta, C.L. Bianchi, C. Pirola, D.C. Boffito and G. Carvoli


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2. Tropical Agricultural Production, Conservation and Carbon Sequesteration Conflicts: Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia

By Minerva Singh and Shonil Bhagwat


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3. The Drivers Behind the Rapid Expansion of Genetically Modified Soya Production into the Chaco Region of Argentina

By Lucía Goldfarb and Annelies Zoomers


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4. Integration of Farm Fossil Fuel Use with Local Scale Assessments of Biofuel Feedstock Production in Canada

By J.A. Dyer, R.L. Desjardins, B.G. McConkey, S. Kulshreshtha and X.P.C. Verge


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5. The Possibility of Future Biofuels Production Using Waste Carbon Dioxide and Solar Energy

By Krzysztof Biernat, Artur Malinowski and Malwina Gnat


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6. Oil Palm Plantations in Indonesia: The Implications for Migration, Settlement/Resettlement and Local Economic Development

By Suseno Budidarsono, Ari Susanti and Annelies Zoomers


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7. The Need for Integrated Life Cycle Sustainability Analysis of Biofuel Supply Chains

By Anthony Halog and Nana Awuah Bortsie-Aryee


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8. The Logistics of Bioenergy Routes for Heat and Power

By Antonio M. Pantaleo and Nilay Shah


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9. Sustainable Multipurpose Biorefineries for Third-Generation Biofuels and Value-Added Co-Products

By Stephen R. Hughes, William R. Gibbons, Bryan R. Moser and Joseph O. Rich


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10. Environmental Considerations About the Life Cycle of Biofuels

By Estelvina Rodríguez Portillo, José Ricardo Duarte Ojeda and Sully Ojeda de Duarte


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11. Environmental Assessment of a Forest Derived “Drop-in” Biofuel

By Anthony Halog and Nana Awuah Bortsie-Aryee


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12. Evaluation of Gaseous Emission in the Use of Biofuels in Brazil

By Marcelo Silva Sthel, Aline Martins Rocha, Juliana Rocha Tavares, Geórgia Amaral Mothé, Flavio Couto, Maria Priscila Pessanha de Castro, Victor Habez Perez, Marcelo Gomes da Silva and Helion Vargas


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13. Biofuels in Brazil in the Context of South America Energy Policy

By Luiz Pinguelli, Rosa Alberto Villela and Christiano Pires de Campos


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14. Vehicle Emissions: What Will Change with Use of Biofuel?

By Lílian Lefol Nani Guarieiro and Aline Lefol Nani Guarieiro


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