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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sustainable Biodiesel

Sustainable Biodiesel
  • Author : Meisam Tabatabaei,Abdul-Sattar Nizami
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-15
  • 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. It brings together experienced academics and recognized industry experts to explore the most practical elements of research and discuss limitations and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Bioenergy Research Biomass Waste to Energy

Bioenergy Research  Biomass Waste to Energy
  • Author : Manish Srivastava,Neha Srivastava,Rajeev Singh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-08-01
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : This volume is fourth part of the five-part set on bioenergy research. This volume covers biomass to bioenergy production concept. The book is focused on the possible and versatile biomass options available for the generation of bioenergy. Additionally, the book also explores different types of biomass for bioenergy generation at ...

Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies

Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies
  • Author : Ivar Virgin,E. Jane Morris
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-08-25
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 0128155825
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Summary : The growing global demand for food, feed and bio-based renewable material is changing the conditions for agricultural production worldwide. At the same time, revolutionary achievements in the field of biosciences are contributing to a transition whereby bio-based alternatives for energy and materials are becoming more competitive. Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies explores ...