Biofuels for Transport

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY The International Energy Agency (IEA), an autonomous agency, was established in November 1974. Its primary mandate was – and is – two-fold: to promote energy security amongst its member


Reading Comprehension BIOFUELS _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ adapted from WIKIPEDIA for abcteach November 18, 2008 Biofuel is solid, liquid, or gas fuel made from relatively recently dead biological material.

Biofuels: the promise and the risks

Biofuels offer a potential source of renewable energy and possible large new markets for agricultural producers. But few current biofuels programs are economically viable, and most have social and environmental costs: upward pressure on food prices, intensifi ed competition for land and water ...

Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs

CRS Report for Congress Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress Biofuels Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs Brent D. Yacobucci Specialist in Energy and Environmental Policy July 1, 2011 Congressional Research Service 7-5700 R40110

Pocket Folder: Biofuels

biofuels: ■ sustainable transportation fuel made from biomass. Sustainable fuels made from biomass T he word biomass refers to all the Earth's vegetation and many products and coproducts that come from it.

Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States

October 2007 Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States * National*interests*in*greater*energy*independence,*concurrent*with*favorable*mar-ket*forces,*have*driven*increased*production*of*corn-based*ethanol*in*the*United*States*and* research*into*the*next*generation*of ...

Biofuels: Release Prevention, Environmental Behavior, and ...

ABOUT ITRC The Interstate Technology & Regulatory Council (ITRC) is a public-private coalition working to reduce barriers to the use of innovative environmental technologies and approaches so that compliance costs are reduced and cleanup efficacy is maximized.

Introduction to Biofuels: Biodiesel and Straight Vegetable Oil

Welcome to Biofuels! During this course we will read about, discuss, and work on projects that all have to do with vegetable oil and how it can be used as an alternative to diesel fuel.

Beginner’s Guide to - Aviation Biofuels May 2009

Introduction Page 1 What are biofuels? Page 2 What are second-generation aviation biofuels? Page 4 Why use biofuels for aviation? Page 6 Biofuels for aviation – technical challenges Page 8

Biofuels: A Solution for Climate Change

The weather affects our work and play; climate change can affect our survival Our lives are linked to weather and climate, and to energy use. Our search for and use of fossil fuels—primarily coal and oil—could warm the atmosphere enough to contribute to ever more destructive floods, serious ...

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