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The Resource Our energy future : introduction to renewable energy and biofuels, Carla S. Jones and Stephen P. Mayfield

Our energy future : introduction to renewable energy and biofuels, Carla S. Jones and Stephen P. Mayfield

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Our energy future : introduction to renewable energy and biofuels
Title
Our energy future
Title remainder
introduction to renewable energy and biofuels
Statement of responsibility
Carla S. Jones and Stephen P. Mayfield
Title variation
Introduction to renewable energy and biofuels
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Language
eng
Summary
"Our Energy Future is an introductory textbook for a college course in energy production, alternative and renewable fuels, and related issues involved in building a sustainable energy future. Our society is consuming energy at an alarming rate as trends in energy consumption continue to rise. Jones and Mayfield explore the creation and history of fossil fuels, their impact on the environment, and how they have become critical to our society. They warn that continuing fuel-usage patterns could permanently damage our environment. Jones and Mayfield also outline how the adoption of sustainable biofuels will be key to our future energy stability. They discuss a number of renewable energy options, and then discuss different biofuel feedstocks and their potential as replacements for petroleum-based products. This book emphasizes the importance of continued scientific, agricultural, and engineering development, while outlining the political and environmental challenges that are coupled with a complete shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy and biomass. Our Energy Future is an excellent, accessible resource for undergraduate students studying biofuels and bioenergy."--Provided by publisher
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CU-S/DLC
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1981-
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Jones, Carla S.
Dewey number
662/.88
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1955-
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Mayfield, Stephen P.
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  • Biomass energy
  • Biomass energy
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Fossil fuels
  • Fossil fuels
  • Biomass energy
  • Biomass energy
  • Fossil fuels
  • Fossil fuels
  • Renewable energy sources
Label
Our energy future : introduction to renewable energy and biofuels, Carla S. Jones and Stephen P. Mayfield
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Overview of energy usage in the united states and the world -- Why fossil fuels energize our society -- The impact of energy usage on climate change -- Methods for reducing our fossil fuel usage: Renewable energy sources and uses -- Linking food and fuel: The impact of industrial agriculture -- The past and present of bioethanol: Corn, sugarcane, and cellulosics -- Biofuels from fats and oils: Biodiesel -- Gaseous biofuels: Biogas and biohydrogen -- Aquatic versatility for biofuels: Cyanobacteria, diatoms, and algae -- Biochemistry and biotechnology for biofuels development -- Thermochemical conversion technologies -- Environmental impacts of biofuels: Water, land, and nutrients -- Lifecycle assessments for evaluating biofuels production -- Economics and politics of biofuels -- Our energy future: The prospects for developing and using sustainable biofuels
Control code
ocn911920943
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780520278776
Lccn
2015022634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911920943
Label
Our energy future : introduction to renewable energy and biofuels, Carla S. Jones and Stephen P. Mayfield
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview of energy usage in the united states and the world -- Why fossil fuels energize our society -- The impact of energy usage on climate change -- Methods for reducing our fossil fuel usage: Renewable energy sources and uses -- Linking food and fuel: The impact of industrial agriculture -- The past and present of bioethanol: Corn, sugarcane, and cellulosics -- Biofuels from fats and oils: Biodiesel -- Gaseous biofuels: Biogas and biohydrogen -- Aquatic versatility for biofuels: Cyanobacteria, diatoms, and algae -- Biochemistry and biotechnology for biofuels development -- Thermochemical conversion technologies -- Environmental impacts of biofuels: Water, land, and nutrients -- Lifecycle assessments for evaluating biofuels production -- Economics and politics of biofuels -- Our energy future: The prospects for developing and using sustainable biofuels
Control code
ocn911920943
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780520278776
Lccn
2015022634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911920943

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