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

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Earthscan, 2012 - Biomass energy - 481 pages
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'Biofuels for Transport is a tour de force through the complex array of issues associated with rapidly expanding biofuels markets around the world. Exploring both the risks and opportunities of biofuels production and consumption this timely publication is a mustread for policy-makers investors entrepreneurs and civil society organizations interested in creating a more sustainable future.' Julia Marton-Lefèvre Director General of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) 'This is the most authoritative work published so far on the production and use of biofuels covering not only the technical but al.
  

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Contents

PART II NEW TECHNOLOGIES CROPS AND PROSPECTS
43
PART III KEY ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ISSUES
99
PART IV KEY ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
157
PART V MARKET INTRODUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIES
233
PART VI THE POLICY FRAMEWORK
277
PART VII RECOMMENDATIONS
309
PART VIII COUNTRY STUDIES
327
Appendices
349
Glossary of Terms
362
Notes
371
References
407
Index
444
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