Biofuels and food are dependent on the same resources for production: land, water, and energy. The conjuncture of food, energy, and climate crises demands a new direction in how to harness agriculture to the joint tasks of energy-saving, emissions reduction, and food security. Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels focuses on the all

chapter 1|14 pages

Biofuels cause malnutrition in the world

ByDavid Pimentel

chapter 2|36 pages

Biofuel and the world population problem

ByMario Giampietro, Sandra G. F. Bukkens

chapter 3|46 pages

Energy cropping in marginal land: Viable option or fairy tale?

BySandra Fahd, Salvatore Mellino, Sergio Ulgiati

chapter 5|54 pages

Biofuels, climate change, and human population

ByEdwin Kessler

chapter 6|20 pages

Uncertain prospects for sustainable energy in the United Kingdom

ByAndrew R. B. Ferguson

chapter 7|28 pages

Net energy balance and carbon footprint of biofuel from corn and sugarcane

ByClaudinei Andreoli, David Pimentel, and Simone Pereira de Souza

chapter 8|24 pages

Water, food, and biofuels

ByClaudinei Andreoli, David Pimentel

chapter 9|48 pages

The potential of Onondaga County to feed its own population and that of Syracuse, New York: Past, present, and future

ByStephen B. Balogh, Charles A. S. Hall, Aileen Maria Guzman, Darcy Elizabeth Balcarce, Abbe Hamilton

chapter 10|36 pages

Energy production from corn, cellulosic, and algae biomass

ByDavid Pimentel, Jason Trager, Sarah Palmer, Jessica Zhang, Bari Green…eld, Emily Nash, Kate Hartman, Danielle Kirshenblat, and Alan Kroeger

chapter 12|18 pages

The potential of algae and jatropha as biofuel sources

ByRobert Rapier

chapter 13|18 pages

Crop residues for biofuel and increased soil erosion hazards

ByRattan Lal

chapter 14|14 pages

Biofuels, foods, livestock, and the environment

ByDavid Pimentel