From vegetable oils to starches, these biodegradeable fuel sources are seen as environmentally friendly ways to power vehicles, heat homes, and cook food. Biofuels discusses different types of biofuels, the science behind their production, their environmental impacts, and possible future uses.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by Chelsea Clubhouse
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Oct 07, 2013 Susan rated it 5 of 5 stars
This book provides a highly balanced view of the pros and cons of biofuels, the wide variety of biofuels used in the world today and many of the issues scientists are trying to resolve in order to develop cost effective biofuels that don’t damage the environment either in their production or use. Lots of charts and statistics give an interesting picture of energy use in the world and the potential for biofuels to fill our growing energy needs. Great explanation of the carbon cycle and the role o...more