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Production, application & development
The supply of fossil fuels being finite, providing the world's growing population with increasing demands for energy is a major challenge and alternative sources renewable, sustainable and carbon neutral energy are required. This book explores the production of biofuels as alternatives and looks at the technological issues that need to be addressed for any new fuel source. Each type of biofuel currently in production is considered in detail, covering the benefits and problems with production and use and the potential for biological material to provide sufficient energy for the world's population.

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