Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future

Written By Jingzheng Ren
Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 August 2019
  • ISBN : 0128155825
  • Pages : 414 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future written by Jingzheng Ren which was release on 20 August 2019, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment and Multi-criteria Decision Making provides a comprehensive sustainability analysis of biofuels based on life cycle thinking and develops various multi-dimensional decision-making techniques for prioritizing biofuel production technologies. Taking a transversal approach, the book combines life cycle sustainability assessment, life cycle assessment, life cycle costing analysis, social life cycle assessment, sustainability metrics, triple bottom line, operations research methods, and supply chain design for investigating the critical factors and key enablers that influence the sustainable development of biofuel industry. This book will equip researchers and policymakers in the energy sector with the scientific methodology and metrics needed to develop strategies for viable sustainability transition. It will be a key resource for students, researchers and practitioners seeking to deepen their knowledge on energy planning and current and future trends of biofuel as an alternative fuel. Provides an innovative approach to promoting sustainable development in biofuel production by linking supply chain design and decision support with the life cycle perspective Features case studies and examples that illustrate the theory and methods developed Includes material on corporate social responsibility and economic analysis of biofuels that is highly useful to policy-makers and administrators in both government and enterprise sectors

Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future

Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future
  • Author : Jingzheng Ren,Antonio Scipioni,Alessandro Manzardo,Hanwei Liang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment and Multi-criteria Decision Making provides a comprehensive sustainability analysis of biofuels based on life cycle thinking and develops various multi-dimensional decision-making techniques for prioritizing biofuel production technologies. Taking a transversal approach, the book combines life cycle sustainability assessment, life cycle ...

Sustainable Biofuels

Sustainable Biofuels
  • Author : Ramesh C. Ray
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-08
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Sustainable Biofuels: Opportunities and challenges, a volume in the “Applied Biotechnology Reviews series, explores the state-of-the-art in research and applied technology for the conversion of all types of biofuels. Its chapters span a broad spectrum of knowledge, from fundamentals and technical aspects to optimization, combinations, economics, and environmental aspects. They ...

Sustainable Development of Algal Biofuels in the United States

Sustainable Development of Algal Biofuels in the United States
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Board on Energy and Environmental Systems,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on the Sustainable Development of Algal Biofuels
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-18
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Biofuels made from algae are gaining attention as a domestic source of renewable fuel. However, with current technologies, scaling up production of algal biofuels to meet even 5 percent of U.S. transportation fuel needs could create unsustainable demands for energy, water, and nutrient resources. Continued research and development could yield ...

Sustainable Development of Biofuels in Latin America and the Caribbean

Sustainable Development of Biofuels in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Author : Barry D. Solomon,Robert Bailis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-10-30
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : This book examines recent developments in Latin American biofuel production. Taking “sustainable development” as a central theme, each chapter considers one country in the region and explores how biofuel production is evolving given concerns about food sovereignty, trade and other social issues. Environmental conservation, as well as an increasingly complex ...

Sustainable Biofuels Development in India

Sustainable Biofuels Development in India
  • Author : Anuj K. Chandel,Rajeev K. Sukumaran
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-14
  • Total pages : 557
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : This book will provide assistance to the broad range of readers involved in the crude oil import and production; renewable energy production; biomass analysis and bioconversion; greenhouse gas emissions; techno-economic analysis and government policies for implementing biofuels in India. This book presents important aspects on the large scale production of ...

Algal Biorefineries and the Circular Bioeconomy

Algal Biorefineries and the Circular Bioeconomy
  • Author : OBULISAMY PARTHIBA KARTHIKEYAN,Sanjeet Mehariya,Shashi Kant Bhatia
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-04-13
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : "Algae are mysterious and fascinating organisms that hold great potential for discovery and biotechnology." —Dr. Thierry Tonon, Department of Biology, University of York "Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it." —A.P.J. Abdul Kalam In this book, we emphasise the importance of algal biotechnology ...

Climate change and sustainable development

Climate change and sustainable development
  • Author : Thomas Potthast,Simon Meisch
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-08-13
  • Total pages : 526
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Climate change is a major framing condition for sustainable development of agriculture and food. Global food production is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions and at the same time it is among the sectors worst affected by climate change. This book brings together a multidisciplinary group of authors ...

Transformative Innovations and Economic Parameters for Use of Biofuels with Sustainable Marketing for Growth

Transformative Innovations and Economic Parameters for Use of Biofuels with Sustainable Marketing for Growth
  • Author : Rajender Singh
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 37
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : In this paper, we have analyzed the different market mechanisms and policies from last decades for making bio fuels an alternative to fossil fuels. All bio fuels needs some trade off to be called “green” or “environment friendly”. Research has been done to study the different claims about the role ...

Biofuels and the Sustainability Challenge

Biofuels and the Sustainability Challenge
  • Author : Aziz Elbehri,Anna Segerstedt,Pascal Liu
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : "Biofuels global emergence in the last two decades is met with increased concerns over climate change and sustainable development. This report addresses the core issue of biofuel sustainability of biofuels and related feedstocks, drawing from a wide range of sustainability related studies, reports, policy initiatives. The report critically examine the ...

Sustainable Development in Chemical Engineering

Sustainable Development in Chemical Engineering
  • Author : Vincenzo Piemonte,Marcello De Falco,Angelo Basile
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-05-28
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Sustainable development is an area that has world-wide appeal,from developed industrialized countries to the developing world.Development of innovative technologies to achieve sustainability isbeing addressed by many European countries, the USA and also Chinaand India. The need for chemical processes to be safe, compact,flexible, energy efficient, and environmentally ...

Sustainable Biodiesel

Sustainable Biodiesel
  • Author : Meisam Tabatabaei,Abdul-Sattar Nizami
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-06-01
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Sustainable Biodiesel: Real World Designs, Economics and Applications offers a unique, integrated approach that combines cutting-edge research results and the day-to-day aspects of biodiesel production at the industrial level. The book brings together experienced academics and recognized industry experts to explore the most practical elements of research and discuss limitations ...

The Chemical Element

The Chemical Element
  • Author : Javier García-Martínez,Elena Serrano-Torregrosa
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-09-19
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : In the International Year of Chemistry, prominent scientists highlight the major advances in the fight against the largest problems faced by humanity from the point of view of chemistry, showing how their science is essential to ensuring our long-term survival. Following the UN Millennium Development Goals, the authors examine the ...

Biofuels Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa

Biofuels  Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa
  • Author : Prosper B. Matondi,Kjell Havnevik,Atakilte Beyene
  • Publisher : Zed Books Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2011-06-09
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : The issue of biofuels has already been much debated, but the focus to date has largely been on Latin America and deforestation - this highly original work breaks fresh ground in looking at the African perspective. Most African governments see biofuels as having the potential to increase agricultural productivity and ...

Sustainability and Biofuels

Sustainability and Biofuels
  • Author : Fabian Junge
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2012-04-13
  • Total pages : 25
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject Law - Public Law / Miscellaneous, grade: 1,3, University of Groningen, language: English, abstract: Climate change and climate protection can be considered as the most controversial and most discussed topics in the 21st century. Especially, since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its 4...

Bioenergy for Sustainable Development in Africa

Bioenergy for Sustainable Development in Africa
  • Author : Rainer Janssen,Dominik Rutz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-11-03
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : The work builds on the results of the COMPETE Bioenergy Competence Platform for Africa, which was supported by the European Commission and coordinated by WIP Renewable Energies, Germany. The five sections cover biomass production and use, biomass technologies and markets in Africa, biomass policies, sustainability, and financial and socio-economic issues. ...