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By Geoffrey M. Horn

ISBN-10: 1604137827

ISBN-13: 9781604137828

From vegetable oils to starches, those biodegradeable gasoline assets are obvious as environmentally pleasant how you can strength autos, warmth houses, and cook dinner foodstuff. Biofuels discusses types of biofuels, the technology at the back of their creation, their environmental affects, and attainable destiny makes use of.

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45 TO LEARN MORE Read these books: Armentrout, David, and Patricia Armentrout. Biofuels. Vero Beach, Florida: Rourke, 2008. De la Garza, Amanda. Biomass: Energy from Plants and Animals. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2006. Povey, Karen D. Biofuels. San Diego: KidHaven Press, 2006. Solway, Andrew. Biofuels. Pleasantville, New York: Gareth Stevens, 2008. Thomas, Isabel. The Pros and Cons of Biomass Power. New York: Rosen Central, 2008. Walker, Niki. Biomass: Fueling Change. New York: Crabtree, 2007. cfm Key Internet search terms: biodiesel, biofuels, biomass, carbon cycle, climate change, ethanol, greenhouse gases 46 INDEX ENERGY FROM THE PAST The abbreviation ill.

Glucose: A simple sugar found in fruits, honey, corn, and animal sludge: Solid waste separated from blood. For plants and animals, waste water at a sewage treatment glucose is an important energy plant. Sludge can be used as a source. feedstock to produce biogas. 45 TO LEARN MORE Read these books: Armentrout, David, and Patricia Armentrout. Biofuels. Vero Beach, Florida: Rourke, 2008. De la Garza, Amanda. Biomass: Energy from Plants and Animals. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2006. Povey, Karen D. Biofuels.

Widespread use of better cook stoves would reduce pollution, improve people’s health, and cut global warming. Biofuel Costs In the United States, the government supports the growth of the biofuels industry. A law passed in 2007 requires the 31 BIOFUELS production of 36 billion gallons (136 billion liters) of biofuels a year by 2022. At least 15 billion gallons (57 billion liters) of that yearly total will be ethanol from corn. The ethanol will be blended with gasoline. Currently, it costs more to produce a gallon of ethanol than a gallon of gasoline.

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