Essays about: "biofuels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 183 essays containing the word biofuels.

  1. 1. Is Deforestation in Colombia Caused by Oil Palm Expansion?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Mona Date; [2020]
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    Abstract : The palm oil industry is growing globally and palm oil is today the most used vegetable oil for biofuels, however, over the last years research has showed that it has caused great deforestation in Southeast Asia where the grand majority of oil palm is produced. There has also been reports on poor working conditions showing that the palm oil is not socially sustainable either. READ MORE

  2. 2. Privata skogsägares inställning till klenträdsgallring

    University essay from SLU/Department of Forest Biomaterials and Technology (from 131204)

    Author : David Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : attityd; skogsbränsle; skogsskötsel; konfliktbestånd; enkätundersökning;

    Abstract : Ökad användning av biobränsle anses betydelsefullt för att nå Sveriges energi- och klimatmål. Från den tillgängliga skogsmarken i Sverige avverkas i princip hela till-växten. Ett sätt att tillvarata mer biomassa är att tillämpa klenträdsgallring, eftersom både klenare stammar och hela trädet ovan stubbe då kan utnyttjas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Study of a valorisation process forbiomass industrial waste involvingacid cooking and enzymatichydrolysis

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Nicolas Brunet; [2020]
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    Abstract : Lignocellulosic biomass has potential to chip in the chemical and biofuels supplies in future societies,even though lignocellulose is a recalcitrant structure that has to be treated in several steps. After theirproper life cycle, wood-derived materials such as particleboards have few outcomes today apart fromenergy recovery for heat production. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Potential for Alternative Fuels in Maritime shipping (A Literature Review) —Focus on LNG and Biofuels (Biodiesel & Ethanol)—

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Emad Sheikh Othman; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Alternative fuels; sea shipping industry; iquefied natural gas LNG; biofuels;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Pine production comparison : production potential of Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) and Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) in the southeastern USA in relation to initial density and forest management

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Åsa Ramberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Loblolly pine; Slash pine; Scots pine; management intensity; planting density;

    Abstract : The southeastern (SE) United States (US) produces more industrial timber than any other region in the world. Pine plantations in the southern US have increased from 1.8 million acres (728,400 ha) in the beginning of the 1950’s to 32 million acres (13 million ha) in the beginning of the 21st century, and cover 17 % of the forest land. READ MORE