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Browse Joint Area Centers Symposia by Subject "Biofuels"

  • Tokgöz, Simla (2009-03-05)
    The emergence and expansion of biofuel markets has had a large impact on the U.S. and international agricultural markets in the past few years. With continuing support for biofuels through policy initiatives in many ...

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  • Rund, Eric (2009-03)
    The short term future of renewable energy received a makeover during 2008. Volatile markets made corn ethanol a risky business, the public’s attitude toward it changed for the worse, we elected a new administration which ...

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    Panel discussion. Moderator: Nils Jacobsen (Director, CLACS, University of Illinois).

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  • Yamada, Toshihiko (2009-03)
    Bioenergy from plant biomass could make a substantial contribution to the alleviation of global problems in climate change and energy security. Bio-ethanol comes from three categories of feedstock: sugar based, starch based ...

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  • Sonka, Steve (2009-03)
    Employing large amounts of agricultural resources to produce renewable sources of energy presents challenges and opportunities. While considerable attention has been devoted to on-farm production issues, much less attention ...

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  • Summerfield, Gale (2009-03)
    Volatility of prices for petroleum, biofuels, and food has had broad social impacts over the last two years and raised many questions. Drawing on experiences of countries, such as Brazil, the US, and China, this paper ...

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  • Khanna, Madhu (2009-03)
    Growing reliance on food-based biofuels has created considerable controversy about its impact on food prices and the environment and led to skepticism about its sustainability. The concept of sustainability in the context ...

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