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
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Download or read book entitled Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future by author: Jingzheng Ren which was release on 20 August 2019 and published by Elsevier with total page 414 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 ...

Biofuels The Sustainable Way for the Present and the Future

Biofuels  The Sustainable Way for the Present and the Future
  • Author : Pradeep Kumar
  • Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 72
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Increased awareness of greenhouse gases and the environmental changes combined with increasing oil prices and decreasing fossil fuels reserves has led the concerns towards the future energy needs and their possible sources. Environmental problems are always associated with the use of traditional fossil fuels like petrol and diesel. Consequently, many ...

Biofuels and the Sustainability Challenge

Biofuels and the Sustainability Challenge
  • Author : Aziz Elbehri,Food and Agriculture Organization,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 examines the ...

Chemical Processes for a Sustainable Future

Chemical Processes for a Sustainable Future
  • Author : Trevor Letcher,Janet Scott,Darrell Alec Patterson
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2015-11-09
  • Total pages : 800
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : This comprehensive book approaches sustainability from two directions, the reduction of pollution and the maintaining of existing resources, both of which are addressed in a thorough examination of the main chemical processes and their impact. Divided into five sections, each introduced by a leading expert in the field, the book ...

What is Sustainable Technology

What is Sustainable Technology
  • Author : Karel Mulder,Didac Ferrer,Harro van Lente
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-08
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Designers of technology have a major responsibility in the current age. Their designs can have tremendous effects on society, in both the short and the long term. In fact, sustainable development itself has all the characteristics of a design project, albeit a vast one. But a failed product design here ...

Roadmap for Sustainable Aviation Biofuels for Brazil

Roadmap for Sustainable Aviation Biofuels for Brazil
  • Author : Luís Augusto Barbosa Cortez
  • Publisher : Editora Blucher
  • Release Date : 2014-11-06
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : The aviation industry is committed to reducing its environmental impact and has established the ambitious goals to reach carbon neutral growth by 2020 and to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 50% (from 2005 levels) by 2050. Currently, the aviation industry generates approximately 2% of man-caused carbon dioxide emissions; it is a small but growing share ...

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 ...

Algae and Environmental Sustainability

Algae and Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Bhaskar Singh,Kuldeep Bauddh,Faizal Bux
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Total pages : 181
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : This book presents the dynamic role of algae in a sustainable environment. Two major aspects, namely bioenergy and bioremediation, have been elaborated in various chapter contributed by scientists and teachers from different geographical areas throughout the world. Algal biofuels is an emerging area of equal interest to researchers, industries, and ...

Powering Our Future

Powering Our Future
  • Author : Kimberly K. Smith,Alternative Energy Institute
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 354
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : With nearly all of the world's energy consumption dependent on non-renewable resources,Powering Our Future challenges consumers to support changes that will create sustainable energy in the future. The four biggest energy sources-oil, natural gas, coal, and uranium-currently power our earth. What would happen to global societies if we experienced ...

The Geopolitical Impact of Climate Mitigation Policies

The Geopolitical Impact of Climate Mitigation Policies
  • Author : Sijbren de Jong,Willem L. Auping,Willem Th. Oosterveld,Artur Usanov,Mercedes Abdalla,Alice van de Bovenkamp,Christopher Frattina della Frattina
  • Publisher : The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
  • Release Date : 2017-04-18
  • Total pages : 113
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : At the Paris Climate Conference held in December 2015, 195 countries adopted the Paris Agreement – the first universal, legally binding global climate deal. The signatory parties committed themselves to a global action plan that aims to keep global warming to well below 2°C and to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5°C. ...

Sustainable Development in Practice

Sustainable Development in Practice
  • Author : Adisa Azapagic,Slobodan Perdan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-06-28
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition explores the concept of sustainable development and its implications for science and engineering. It looks at how sustainability criteria can be combined with traditional scientific and engineering considerations to design and operate industrial systems in a more sustainable ...

Are biofuels sustainable

Are biofuels sustainable
  • Author : Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environmental Audit Committee
  • Publisher : The Stationery Office
  • Release Date : 2008-01-21
  • Total pages : 43
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Biofuels can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from road transport-but most first generation biofuels have a detrimental impact on the environment overall. In addition, most biofuels are often not an effective use of bioenergy resources, in terms either of cutting greenhouse gas emissions or value-for-money. The Government must ensure that its ...

Producing Fuels and Fine Chemicals from Biomass Using Nanomaterials

Producing Fuels and Fine Chemicals from Biomass Using Nanomaterials
  • Author : Rafael Luque,Alina Mariana Balu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-28
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Scarcity of resources and increasing population and energy demands are important issues of the twenty-first century. A multidisciplinary approach is needed to produce suitable alternatives—such as renewable resources—for a more sustainable future. One of the most promising and widely available renewable feedstocks is biomass, which has significant potential ...

Sustainable Resource Management

Sustainable Resource Management
  • Author : Stefan Bringezu,Raimund Bleischwitz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-08
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : Sustainable Resource Management is the result of years of exhaustive research by Germany's Wuppertal Institute. Looking at material flows, industrial and societal metabolism and their implications for the economy, this important new book provides radical perspectives on how the global economy should use natural resources in intelligent ways that maximise ...

Natural Resources Available Today and in the Future

Natural Resources Available Today and in the Future
  • Author : Erik Dahlquist,Stefan Hellstrand
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-06-12
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : This book focuses on providing an overview of all our available natural resources, considering the sustainability and potential for power generation of each. Energy efficiency prospects of each natural resource are examined in the context of society’s key energy needs- Heating/cooling, Electric Power, Transportation and Industrial Production. Geography, ...