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Effects and challenges of increased biofuel production and use

Douglas A. Ferraro

Effects and challenges of increased biofuel production and use

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biomass energy,
  • Gasohol,
  • Ethanol as fuel,
  • Government policy,
  • Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor, Douglas A. Ferraro
    SeriesEnergy science, engineering and technology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP358 .E34 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24816184M
    ISBN 109781617286582
    LC Control Number2010025449

    @article{osti_, title = {Agriculture, Land Use, Energy and Carbon Emission Impacts of Global Biofuel Mandates to Mid-Century}, author = {Wise, Marshall A. and Dooley, James J. and Luckow, Patrick and Calvin, Katherine V. and Kyle, G. Page}, abstractNote = {Three potential future scenarios of expanded global biofuel production are presented here utilizing the GCAM integrated assessment. The production of biodiesel has grown from billion gallons ( billion liters) in to billion gallons ( billion liters) in (an increase of 74%), while ethanol production has increased from billion gallons ( million liters) in to billion gallons ( billion liters) in .


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To meet the renewable fuel standard (RFS), domestic biofuels production must increase significantly, with uncertain effects for agriculture and the environment. For agriculture.

Based on current knowledge, the usage of microalgae is being considered as an attractive feedstock for biofuels ing on species and cultivation method microalgae can produce biohydrogen, biomethanol, bioethanol, biodiesel, or carbohydrates, proteins or other compounds that are being used in pharmaceutical algal derived biofuels production requires only Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.

Contents: Preface; Biofuels: Potential Effects & Challenges of Required Increases in Production & Use; Selected Issues Related to an Expansion of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS); Calculation of Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the Renewable Fuel. The EPA administers the RFS. This report examines, among other things: (1) the effects of increased biofuels production on U.S.

agriculture, environment, and greenhouse gas emissions; (2) federal support for domestic biofuels production; and (3) key challenges in meeting the RFS. Includes recommendations. Charts and tables. Handbook of Biofuels Production, Second Edition. discusses advanced chemical, biochemical, and thermochemical biofuels production routes that are fast being developed to address the global increase in energy usage.

Research and development in this field is aimed at improving the quality and environmental impact of biofuels production, as well as the overall efficiency and output of biofuels.

Abstract. Biofuel is a rapidly growing research field and fast-moving industry. Since the publication of the first edition of Handbook of Biofuels Production insignificant research progresses in biofuel production technology have been made, improved understanding of biofuel production processes has been acquired, and the industrial production of biofuels has moved forward.

There are various social, economic, environmental and technical issues with biofuel production and use, which have been discussed in the popular media and scientific journals. These include: the effect of Effects and challenges of increased biofuel production and use book oil prices, the "food vs fuel" debate, poverty reduction potential, carbon emissions levels, sustainable biofuel production, deforestation and soil erosion, loss of biodiversity.

Thus, the production of Jatropha as a biofuel has been confronted with various challenges such as production, oil extraction, conversion and also its use as a sustainable biofuel. In this chapter, we Effects and challenges of increased biofuel production and use book the challenges and possible remedy for the contribution in the biofuel by: 1.

It is increasing clear that biofuels can be a viable source of renewable energy in contrast to the finite nature, geopolitical instability, and deleterious global effects of fossil fuel energy. The Economics and Effects and challenges of increased biofuel production and use book Effects of Biofuel Production.

The supply of biofuels depends on the availability and price of discussed in Chapter 3, a sufficient quantity of cellulosic biomass could be produced in the United States to meet the Renewable Fuel Standard, as amended in the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of (RFS2) mandate.

Environmental concerns have increased significantly in the world over the past decade, particularly after the Earth Summit Excessive use of fossil fuels has led to global environmental degradation effects such as greenhouse effect, acid rain, ozone depletion and climate Effects and challenges of increased biofuel production and use book 7.

The economic effects of the EU biofuel target. Examples include high production costs and the challenges of The chapter also illustrates the 'ripple effects' increased demand for corn for. 5 Environmental Effects.

As with production and use of any fuels, aspects of biofuel production and use have benefits and adverse chapter discusses potential environmental effects from the production and use of algal biofuels, the potential influence of perceived or Effects and challenges of increased biofuel production and use book impacts on societal acceptance, and some of the health impacts potentially emanating from the specific.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Contents: Preface; Effects of Increased Biofuels on the U.S. Economy in ; Biofuels: Challenges to the Transportation, Sale, & Use of Intermediate Ethanol Blends; The Market for Biomass-Based Diesel Fuel in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS); Unintended.

The use of B20 (20% biodiesel, 80% petroleum diesel), a common biodiesel blend in the U.S., can reduce CO 2 emissions by 15%, compared to petroleum diesel. The use of B (% biodiesel) can reduce CO 2 emissions by 74%.

21, Biodiesel CO 2 emissions are assumed to be taken up again by growth of new feedstock, thus, tailpipe CO 2 emissions. A biofuel is a fuel that is produced through contemporary processes from biomass, rather than a fuel produced by the very slow geological processes involved in the formation of fossil fuels, such as biomass technically can be used as a fuel directly (e.g.

wood logs), some people use the terms biomass and biofuel interchangeably. More often than not however, the word biomass simply. Measuring the Indirect Land-Use Change Associated with Increased Biofuel Feedstock Production PDF By:Elizabeth Marshall Published on by DIANE Publishing.

Summarizes the current state of knowledge of the drivers of land-use change and describes the analytic methods used to estimate the impact of biofuel feedstock production on land use. Abstract. Although total bioethanol production in Africa in was less than million litres, the potential is considered high.

South Africa and East Africa alone are estimated to have an annual potential of and billion litres, by: 4. The book is divided into three main sections. Part One provides an overview of the current status and challenges in producing sustainable fuels from algae.

Part Two, which consists of seven chapters and makes up the bulk of the book, examines both the supply potential and some of the current technologies relevant to biofuel production. Biofuels also bring challenges and risks, including potential land-use conflicts, environmental risks, and heightened concerns about food security.

This book examines the potential of African countries to produce biofuels for export or domestic consumption and looks at the policy framework needed. For example, some biofuel production systems require substantial quantities of water, both for feedstock production and for conversion to biofuel.

This demand could reduce the availability of water for household use, threatening the health status and thus the food-security status of affected individuals. research has concluded that the growth of biofuel feedstock contributes between % of price increase of maize Land use change resulting from the expected increase in biofuel demand is expected to increase global maize and wheat prices on the order of % and vegetable oil prices by around 10% Solutions and Sustainable ActionsFile Size: KB.

Introduction. Biofuel policies are motivated by a plethora of political concerns related to reducing dependence on oil, improving the environment and increasing agricultural incomes (Rajagopal and Zilberman ).

1 In response to these concerns, a myriad of policies are employed for U.S. biofuels, including consumption subsidies, mandated minimum levels of consumption, production Cited by: Effects of nitrogen and sulfur nutrition on grain composition and properties of wheat and related cereals.

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Impacts per biofuel unit wand times greater, respectively, for the sugar cane, wheat and rapeseed cases than for by:   Likewise, van der Horst and Vermeylen () highlight problems arising from global North/South biofuel networks in which crops and oils are produced in poorer Southern regions for biofuel use in the richer North.

The spatial structure of biofuel production is therefore implicated as an underlying factor in the current problems of by: Economic Stimulation. Because biofuels are produced locally, biofuel manufacturing plants can employ hundreds or thousands of workers, creating new jobs in rural areas.

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Handbook of Biofuels Production, Second Edition, discusses advanced chemical, biochemical, and thermochemical biofuels production routes that are fast being developed to address the global increase in energy usage.

Research and - Selection from Handbook of Biofuels Production, 2nd Edition [Book]. Energies, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, The Guest Editor is inviting submissions to a Special Issue of Energies on the subject area of “European Biofuel Production, Conversion, and Economics”.

Increased use of biofuels in the transport sector has influenced the agricultural and waste sectors in Europe and is expected to influence the forest sectors. This chapter discusses the soil quality aspect of biofuel production. The production of biofuel crops might simultaneously affect a combination of soil properties and stipulating severe human‐driven soil quality threats, out of which the decline of soil organic matter (SOM), the increase of erosion risks, and onand off‐site pollution and nutrient losses are the most by: 1.

Even though the biofuel industry in Ghana is still in its early stages, these studies reveal that commercial biofuel production impacts significantly on the livelihoods of local people.

For example, German et al. [ 9 ] report as follows: “Many of the purported ecological and rural livelihood benefits of the biofuel industry have not by: @article{osti_, title = {Scientific analysis is essential to assess biofuel policy effects: in response to the paper by Kim and Dale on "Indirect land use change for biofuels: Testing predictions and improving analytical methodologies"}, author = {Kline, Keith L and Oladosu, Gbadebo A and Dale, Virginia H and McBride, Allen}, abstractNote = {Vigorous debate on the effects of biofuels.

Biofuel production based on agricultural commodities increased more than threefold from to. In total usage of coarse grains for the production of ethanol reached million tonnes, about 10 percent of global production.

Increased use of food crops for biofuel production could have serious implications for food Size: KB. Recent years have seen an increased interest in developing genetically modified algae and other microorganisms for use in biofuel and bio-based chemical production.

However, this Cited by: 5. Energy is an important factor in all sectors of any national economy. With the rise in oil prices, declining crude oil and the adverse effects on the environment, Nigeria has the opportunity of choosing a cleaner development pathway of liquid biofuel production which provides low-carbon energy alternative; reduce environmental pollution while at the same time creating a commercially viable.

Downloadable. Increased biofuel production has been associated with direct and indirect land-use change, changes in land management practices, and increased application of fertilizers and pesticides.

This has resulted in negative environmental consequences in terms of increased carbon emissions, water quality, pollution, and sediment loads, which may offset the pursued environmental benefits Cited by:   Meeting the mandates for biofuels laid out in the RFS-2 would require significant expansion of biofuel production and use from current U.S.

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