Perspectives on Biofuels: Potential Benefits and Possible Pitfall

Perspectives on Biofuels: Potential Benefits and Possible Pitfall


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780841228825
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Publication date: 05/01/2013
Series: ACS Symposium Series , #1116
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Caroline Taylor is associated with the University of California, Berkeley. Rich Lomneth is associated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Frankie Wood-Black is associated with Trihydro Corporation.

Table of Contents

1. Putting Biofuels into Context Beyond Biofuels Chemistry—Context, Issues,
and Broader Perspectives Important to the Technical Audience
Rich Lomneth, Caroline Taylor, and Frankie Wood-Black
2. Projecting an Energy Future: Biofuels, Bioenergy, and the Importance of
Regionality in Scenarios and Potentials
Caroline Taylor
3. The Effects of Stakeholder Values on Biofuel Feedstock Choices
Heather L. Youngs
4. Inventories and the Global Food-Commodity Prices
Gal Hochman, Deepak Rajagopal, Govinda Timilsina, and David Zilberman
5. Avoiding the Unintended Consequences of Bioenergy
S. A. Miller
6. Sustainability of Bioenergy from Forestry
Marcia Patton-Mallory
7. Algal Technologies for Biological Capture and Utilization of CO2 Require
Breakthroughs in Basic Research
Jennifer L. Milne, Jeffrey C. Cameron, Lawrence E. Page, Sally M. Benson, and
Himadri B. Pakrasi
8. Unintended Consequences: Evaluation of the Pros and Cons of New
Technologies and Regulatory Drivers as They Relate to the Potential
Changes in Behavior and Infrastructure
Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D., REM, MBA
9. Economist's Perspective on Biofuels
David Zilberman, Deepak Rajagopal, and Gal Hochman
10. Securing a Bioenergy Supply: UK and US
C. Whittaker, P. W. R. Adams, and M. C. McManus
11. Biomass Sustainability Standards: Towards a Credible and Feasible
Measure of Biomass Sustainability for U.S. Bioenergy Policy
Jody M. Endres, J.D., M.A.
Editors' Biographies
Author Index
Subject Index

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