Bioenergy Products

  • The Biomass Assessment Handbook

    Energy for a sustainable environment, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Rosillo-Calle, Peter de Groot, Sarah L. Hemstock, Jeremy Woods

    The increasing importance of biomass as a renewable energy source has led to an acute need for reliable and detailed information on its assessment, consumption and supply. Responding to this need, and overcoming the lack of standardised measurement and accounting procedures, this best-selling…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge

  • Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and …

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge

  • Anaerobic Digestion – Making Biogas – Making Energy

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By Tim Pullen

    Hundreds of million tonnes of agricultural and food waste are produced each year around the world, most of which is just that, waste. Anaerobic digestion, biogas and the heat and electricity that can be produced from it is still a nascent industry in many countries, yet the benefits of AD spread…

    Hardback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • Path Dependence and New Path Creation in Renewable Energy Technologies

    Edited by James Simmie

    Why are old technologies persisted with after better alternatives have been invented? This book examines this question, a central concern of evolutionary economics, specifically focusing on renewable energy technologies. The concept of path dependence is used to analyse why and how technological…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

    By Mark Diesendorf

    Renewable energy expert Mark Diesendorf issues a powerful challenge in this clear and comprehensive guide to the technology and policies we need to adopt to ensure an ecologically sustainable energy future for the planet. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change brings together the science,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23
    Routledge

  • Biofuel Cropping Systems

    Carbon, Land and Food

    Edited by Hans Langeveld, John Dixon, Herman van Keulen

    Choosing appropriate practices and policies for biofuel production requires an understanding of how soils, climate, farm types, infrastructure, markets and social organisation affect the establishment and performance of these crops. The book highlights land use dynamics, cultivation practices…

    Hardback – 2014-01-27
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice

    By Margaret Robertson

    Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one…

    Paperback – 2014-01-20
    Routledge

  • Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion

    Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes

    Edited by Nicholas Korres, Padraig O'Kiely, John A.H. Benzie, Jonathan S. West

    Interest in anaerobic digestion (AD), the process of energy production through the production of biogas, has increased rapidly in recent years. Agricultural and other organic waste are important substrates that can be treated by AD.  This book is one of the first to provide a broad…

    Hardback – 2013-08-27
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what?…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    By Joy Clancy

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Biobased Economy

    Biofuels, Materials and Chemicals in the Post-oil Era

    Edited by Hans Langeveld, Johan Sanders, Marieke Meeusen

    The impending threats of catastrophic climate change and peak oil are driving our society towards increased use of biomass for energy, chemical compounds and other materials – the beginnings of a biobased economy. As alternative development models for the biobased economy emerge, we need to…

    Paperback – 2012-05-21
    Routledge

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