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From the Publisher'An insightful and timely study.'
Senator Richard Lugar
'This book by the Worldwatch Institute is the most authoritative work published so far on the production and use of biofuels covering not only the technical but also the key environmental, economic and social issues.'
Professor José Goldemberg, University of São Paulo Brazil, Former Secretary for the Environment of the State of São Paulo Brazil
'If you've got a friend or family member who has recently asked you, 'What's the deal with all this ethanol, biodiesel, switchgrass foofaraw?' here's some advice: Send them directly to the fresh-off-the-presses, 38-page executive summary of a new report on biofuels from the Worldwatch Institute.'
Andrew Leonard, Salon.com
"This is an excellent overview...packed with technical details and information...Overall, one of the best texts on energy and energy futures. It deserves the widest readership."
Paul Ganderton, Big Pond
'Biofuels for Transport is a unique and comprehensive assessment of the opportunities and risks of the large-scale production of biofuels.'
'Biofuels for Transport is a tour de force through the complex array of issues associated with rapidly expanding biofuels markets around the world. Exploring both the risks and opportunities of biofuels production and consumption, this timely publication is a mustread for policy-makers, investors, entrepreneurs and civil society organizations interested in creating a more sustainable future.'
Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General of the World Conservation Union (IUCN)
'Biofuels for Transport is an insightful and timely study of how biofuels can reach their potential to strengthen energy security, promote economic development and protect the environment. This much-needed analysis will benefit both policy-makers and practitioners.'
Senator Richard Lugar
'A compelling synthesis of the current and future trends in biofuels, with a thorough assessment of actions that must be taken to ensure the sustainable development of this industry.'
Amory B. Lovins, Chairman and Chief Scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute
'An essential treatment of this vital subject.'
Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures, USA
'[T]his book provides a broad and comprehensive insight into the current discussion and covers the relevant issues of the pros and cons of the biofuels discussion.'
Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture
'A comprehensive assessment of the opportunities and risks of the largescale production of biofuels... It will help equip readers with the sound knowledge required to make considered and intelligent choices and decisions.'