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  • Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion

    Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Biofuel Cropping Systems

    Carbon, Land and Food, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies

    1st Edition

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But, as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness

    The Role of Sugar Cane in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis X. Johnson, Vikram Seebaluck

    Growing concerns about the impacts of climate change and dependence on fossil fuels have intensified interest in bioenergy from sugar cane and other crops, highlighting important links between energy, environment and development goals. Sub-Saharan Africa is characterized by severe poverty; the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Biofuels for Transport

    Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The world is on the verge of an unprecedented increase in the production and use of biofuels for transport. The combination of rising oil prices, issues of security, climate instability and pollution, deepening poverty in rural and agricultural areas, and a host of improved technologies, is…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Bioenergy Crops

    A Complete Reference to Species, Development and Applications, 1st Edition

    By N. El Bassam

    Biomass currently accounts for about fifteen per cent of global primary energy consumption and is playing an increasingly important role in the face of climate change, energy and food security concerns. Handbook of Bioenergy Crops is a unique reference and guide, with extensive coverage of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    1st Edition

    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

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