The Resource Biofuels, solar and wind as renewable energy systems : benefits and risks, David Pimentel, editor

Biofuels, solar and wind as renewable energy systems : benefits and risks, David Pimentel, editor

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Biofuels, solar and wind as renewable energy systems : benefits and risks
Title
Biofuels, solar and wind as renewable energy systems
Title remainder
benefits and risks
Statement of responsibility
David Pimentel, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ808
LC item number
.B54 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1925-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pimentel, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Biomass energy
  • Solar energy
  • Wind power
  • Erneuerbare Energien
  • Biomass energy
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Solar energy
  • Wind power
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Biofuels, solar and wind as renewable energy systems : benefits and risks, David Pimentel, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Renewable and solar energy technologies : energy and environmental issues / David Pimentel -- Can the Earth deliver the biomass-for-fuel we demand? / Tad W. Patzek -- A review of the economic rewards and risks of ethanol production / David Swenson -- Subsidies to ethanol in the United States / Doug Koplow and Ronald Steenblik -- Peak oil, EROI, investments and the economy in an uncertain future / Charles A.S. Hall, Robert Powers and William Schoenberg -- Wind power : benefits and limitations / Andrew R.B. Ferguson -- Renewable diesel / Robert Rapier -- Complex systems thinking and renewable energy systems / Mario Giampietro and Kozo Mayumi -- Sugarcane and ethanol production and carbon dioxide balances / Marcelo Dias De Oliveira -- Biomass fuel cycle boundaries and parameters : current practice and proposed methodology / Tom Gangwer -- Our food and fuel future / Edwin Kessler -- A framework for energy alternatives : net energy, Liebig's law and multi-criteria analysis / Nathan John Hagens and Kenneth Mulder -- Bio-ethanol production in Brazil / Robert M. Boddey, Luis Henrique de B. Soares, Bruno J.R. Alves and Segundo Urquiaga -- Ethanol production : energy and economic issues related to U.S. and Brazilian sugarcane / David Pimentel and Tad W. Patzek -- Ethanol production using corn, switchgrass, and wood ; Biodiesel production using soybean / David Pimentel and Tad Patzek -- Developing energy crops for thermal applications : optimizing fuel quality, energy security and GHG mitigation / Roger Samson, Claudia Ho Lem, Stephanie Bailey Stamler and Jeroen Dooper -- Organic and sustainable agriculture and energy conservation / Tiziano Gomiero and Maurizio G. Paoletti -- Biofuel production in Italy and Europe : benefits and costs, in the light of the present European Union biofuel policy / Sergio Ulgiati, Daniela Russi and Marco Raugei -- The power density of ethanol from Brazilian sugarcane / Andrew R.B. Ferguson -- A brief discussion on algae for oil production : energy issues / David Pimentel
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 504 p.
Isbn
9781402086533
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008931413
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233934516
  • (OCoLC)ocn233934516
Label
Biofuels, solar and wind as renewable energy systems : benefits and risks, David Pimentel, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Renewable and solar energy technologies : energy and environmental issues / David Pimentel -- Can the Earth deliver the biomass-for-fuel we demand? / Tad W. Patzek -- A review of the economic rewards and risks of ethanol production / David Swenson -- Subsidies to ethanol in the United States / Doug Koplow and Ronald Steenblik -- Peak oil, EROI, investments and the economy in an uncertain future / Charles A.S. Hall, Robert Powers and William Schoenberg -- Wind power : benefits and limitations / Andrew R.B. Ferguson -- Renewable diesel / Robert Rapier -- Complex systems thinking and renewable energy systems / Mario Giampietro and Kozo Mayumi -- Sugarcane and ethanol production and carbon dioxide balances / Marcelo Dias De Oliveira -- Biomass fuel cycle boundaries and parameters : current practice and proposed methodology / Tom Gangwer -- Our food and fuel future / Edwin Kessler -- A framework for energy alternatives : net energy, Liebig's law and multi-criteria analysis / Nathan John Hagens and Kenneth Mulder -- Bio-ethanol production in Brazil / Robert M. Boddey, Luis Henrique de B. Soares, Bruno J.R. Alves and Segundo Urquiaga -- Ethanol production : energy and economic issues related to U.S. and Brazilian sugarcane / David Pimentel and Tad W. Patzek -- Ethanol production using corn, switchgrass, and wood ; Biodiesel production using soybean / David Pimentel and Tad Patzek -- Developing energy crops for thermal applications : optimizing fuel quality, energy security and GHG mitigation / Roger Samson, Claudia Ho Lem, Stephanie Bailey Stamler and Jeroen Dooper -- Organic and sustainable agriculture and energy conservation / Tiziano Gomiero and Maurizio G. Paoletti -- Biofuel production in Italy and Europe : benefits and costs, in the light of the present European Union biofuel policy / Sergio Ulgiati, Daniela Russi and Marco Raugei -- The power density of ethanol from Brazilian sugarcane / Andrew R.B. Ferguson -- A brief discussion on algae for oil production : energy issues / David Pimentel
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 504 p.
Isbn
9781402086533
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008931413
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233934516
  • (OCoLC)ocn233934516

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