Biofuels

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Infobase Publishing, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Imagine a car fueled by chocolate, factories that run on sugarcane, or a whole city that gets its electric power from huge water tanks filled with tiny plants. with the right methods, scientists can turn many different kinds of crops, grasses, weeds, and garbage into energy sources. Biofuels shows the exciting and surprising ways that fuels made from living things are solving some of the world's energy problems.
 

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Contents

A Growth Opportunity
4
Natures Storage Battery
14
Waste Not Want Not
22
Where Theres Smoke
30
The Future of Biofuels
38
Glossary
44
To Learn More
46
Index
47
About the Author
48
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Horn is a freelance writer and editor with a lifelong interest in politics and the arts. He graduted summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in English literature from Columbia University, in New York City, and holds a master's degree with honors from St. John's College, Cambridge, England.