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Biofuels

Author: Margaret Haerens
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: At issue., Environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Biofuels: Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Haerens
ISBN: 9780737755527 0737755520 9780737755534 0737755539
OCLC Number: 775416017
Description: 133 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Biofuels hold both risks and opportunities / Suzanne Hunt --
The new generation of biofuels are superior to fossil fuels / Frances Cerra Whittelsey --
Biofuels are bad for feeding people and combating climate change / David Biello --
Biofuels may have a promising future / Economist --
Biodiesel should not be the biofuel of the future / George Monbiot --
Cellulosic ethanol shows promise / Evan Ratliff --
Corn ethanol is a disaster / Cinnamon Stillwell --
Corn ethanol is not a disaster / Kirk Leonard --
The United States is resolute in its support for ethanol / Timothy Gardner, Charles Abbott --
The US corn ethanol subsidy is harmful / Robert Bryce --
The cellulosic ethanol industry needs more government support / Tom Doggett --
The US must reconsider subsidizing inefficient and harmful biofuels / C. Ford Runge --
Algae is a good source for biodiesel / Elizabeth Svoboda --
Algae is not a sustainable source for biodiesel / Gerd Klöck --
The European Union is reassessing its use of biofuels / Charles Hawley.
Series Title: At issue., Environment.
Responsibility: Margaret Haerens, book editor.

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"Biofuels: Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--

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