Biofuels for Transport: Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture

With the combination of rising oil prices, issues of security, climate instability and pollution, worsening poverty in rural and agricultural areas, new technologies are allowing local governments to offer incentives for the use of biofuels and this is encouraging new investments in the field. This book is divided into 8 Parts. The first part is titled Status and Global Trends. The table of contents lists the titles of this part as: Current Status of the Biofuel Industry and Markets; Liquid Biofuels: A Primer; and First-Generation Feedstocks. The second part is titled New Technologies, Crops and Prospects. The table of contents lists the titles of this part as: Next-Generation Feedstocks; New Technologies for Converting Biomass into Liquid Fuels; and Long-Term Biofuel Production Potentials. The third part is titled Key Economic and Social Issues. The table of contents lists the titles of this part as: Economic and Energy Security; Implications for Agriculture and Rural Development; and International Trade in Biofuels. The fourth part is titled Key Environmental Issues. The table of contents lists the titles of this part as: Energy Balances of Current and Future Biofuels; Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Stability; Environmental Impacts of Feedstock Production; and Environmental Impacts of Processing, Transport and Use. The fifth part is titled Market Introduction and Technology Strategies. The table of contents lists the titles of this part as: Infrastructure Requirements; Vehicle and Engine Technologies; and Transfer of Technology and Expertise. The sixth part is titled The Policy Framework. The table of contents lists the titles of this part as: Biofuel Policies around the World; and Standards and Certification Schemes. The seventh part is titled Recommendations. The table of contents lists the title of this part as: Recommendations for Decision-Makers. The eighth part is titled Country Studies. The table of contents lists the titles of this part as: Biofuels for Transportation in China; Biofuels for Transportation in India; Biofuels for Transportation in Tanzania; Biofuels for Transportation in Brazil; and Biofuels for Transportation in Germany.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 480p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01601192
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781844074228
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 10 2016 2:19PM