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dc.contributor.editorTakeuchi, Kazuhiko
dc.contributor.editorShiroyama, Hideaki
dc.contributor.editorSaito, Osamu
dc.contributor.editorMatsuura, Masahiro
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T14:40:48Z
dc.date.available2021-02-10T14:40:48Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.date.submitted2020-03-18 13:36:15
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T09:10:07Z
dc.identifier1006873
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/23282
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/36960
dc.description.abstractThis open access book presents a comprehensive analysis of biofuel use strategies from an interdisciplinary perspective using sustainability science. This interdisciplinary perspective (social science-natural science) means that the strategies and policy options proposed will have significant impacts on the economy and society alike. Biofuels are expected to contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, revitalizing economies in agricultural communities and alleviating poverty. However, despite these anticipated benefits, international organizations such as the FAO, OECD and UN have published reports expressing concerns that biofuel promotion may lead to deforestation, water pollution and water shortages. The impacts of biofuel use are extensive, cross-sectoral and complex, and as such, comprehensive analyses are required in order to assess the extent to which biofuels can contribute to sustainable societies. Applying interdisciplinary sustainability science concepts and methodologies, the book helps to enhance the establishment of a sustainable society as well as the development of appropriate responses to a global need for urgent action on current issues related to biofuels.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesScience for Sustainable Societies
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.otherEnvironment
dc.subject.otherSustainable development
dc.subject.otherEnergy policy
dc.subject.otherEnergy and state
dc.subject.otherEcosystems
dc.subject.otherEnvironmental management
dc.subject.otherRenewable energy resources
dc.subject.otherEnvironmental law
dc.subject.otherEnvironmental policy
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::L Law::LN Laws of specific jurisdictions and specific areas of law::LNK Environment, transport and planning law: general::LNKJ Environment law
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::P Mathematics and Science::PS Biology, life sciences::PSA Life sciences: general issues::PSAF Ecological science, the Biosphere
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::R Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment, Planning::RN The environment::RNF Environmental management
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::R Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment, Planning::RN The environment::RNU Sustainability
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::T Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Industrial processes::TH Energy technology and engineering
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::T Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Industrial processes::TH Energy technology and engineering::THV Alternative and renewable energy sources and technology
dc.titleBiofuels and Sustainability
dc.title.alternativeHolistic Perspectives for Policy-making
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.1007/978-4-431-54895-9
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy9fa3421d-f917-4153-b9ab-fc337c396b5a
oapen.pages265
oapen.place.publicationTokyo


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