Biofuels: Sustainable Energy in the 21st Century

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Biofuels are a much-needed sustainable energy source. Readers are introduced to this great source, which is plant and animal waste. Biofuel options, including biogas, ethanol, and biodiesel are fully explored. Related issues are also discussed, such as social and economic costs.
 

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Contents

A Progression of Fuels
4
Existing Working Solutions
16
Ethanol and Ethics
25
Microbes Contributing to Big Solutions
33
The Best Biofuel
40
Glossary
52
Bibliography
59
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Paula Johansonas first book of real-life stories was No Parent is an Island. She lives on a farm north of Edmonton, and teaches writing classes in Victoria, BC in the winter. Her critical essays on works of fantasy, SF and classic books appear in volumes 12 through 15 of Beachamas Guide to Literature for Young Adults and in Scribneras Supernatural Fiction Writers.

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