Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biofuels - Economy, Environment and Sustainability

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Zhen Fang
Zhen Fang

Nanjing Agricultural University,
China

Published23 January 2013

Doi10.5772/50478

ISBN978-953-51-0950-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6293-3

Copyright year2013

Number of pages396

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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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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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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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

2,339
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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