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書名 Biofuels : greenhouse gas mitigation and global warming : next generation biofuels and role of biotechnology / edited by Ashwani Kumar, Shinjiro Ogita, Yuan-Yeu Yau
出版項 New Delhi : Springer India : Imprint: Springer, 2018
國際標準書號 9788132237631 (electronic bk.)
9788132237617 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-81-322-3763-1 doi
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說明 1 online resource (xxiii, 432 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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附註 This timely book is a compilation of edited articles by distinguished international scientists discussing global warming, its causes as well as present and future solutions. Social and economic growth at global level is measured in terms of GDP, which requires energy inputs generally based on fossil fuel resources. These, however, are major contributors to increasing levels of CO2, causing 15 tonnes of green house gas emissions per capita. Renewable sources of energy offer an alternative to fossil fuels, and would help reduce this to the 2 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per capita per annum needed to achieve sustainable growth. As such, the book discusses the next-generation of biofuels and all related aspects, based on the editors' significant investigations on biofuels over the last 30 years. It also presents the latest research findings from research work carried out by contemporary researchers. Presenting global biofuel perspectives, it examines various issues related to sustainable development of biofuels in the contexts of agriculture, forestry, industry and economic growth. It covers the 1st to 4th generation biofuels, as well as the status of biofuel resources and their potential in carbon neutral economy. Offering a comprehensive, state-of-art overview of current and future biofuels at local and global levels, this book appeals to administrators, policy makers, universities and research institutions
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主題 Biomass energy
Energy
Renewable and Green Energy
Climate Change
Agriculture
Popular Science in Nature and Environment
Educational Technology
Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology
Alt Author Kumar, Ashwani, editor
Ogita, Shinjiro, editor
Yau, Yuan-Yeu, editor
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