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Biofuels : a threat to food?

Author: Jim Pipe
Publisher: London : Aladdin/Watts, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how biofuels, a green and renewable fuel, can help solve problems of global warming, declining fossil fuels, and the world's energy problems, and discusses the costs and benefits of growing crops to create biofuel energy. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Pipe
ISBN: 9780749690816 074969081X
OCLC Number: 566307835
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, map ; 29 cm.
Contents: What are biofuels? --
Why biofuels? --
Types of biofuels --
Burning solid fuels --
Liquid biofuels --
Biogas --
Electricity from waste --
Biomass and fuel cells --
Can biofuels work? --
The future of biofuels --
Fuel from algae --
Hot off the press --
How biofuels compare --
Glossary and resources (including world biofuels map).
Responsibility: Jim Pipe.
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