Biofuels for a more sustainable future: Life cycle sustainability assessment and multi-criteria decision making

Jingzheng Ren (Editor), Antonio Scipioni (Editor), Alessandro Manzardo (Editor), Hanwei Liang (Editor)

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Abstract

Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment and Multi-criteria Decision Making provides a comprehensive sustainability analysis of biofuels based on life cycle thinking and develops various multi-dimensional decision-making techniques for prioritizing biofuel production technologies. Taking a transversal approach, the book combines life cycle sustainability assessment, life cycle assessment, life cycle costing analysis, social life cycle assessment, sustainability metrics, triple bottom line, operations research methods, and supply chain design for investigating the critical factors and key enablers that influence the sustainable development of biofuel industry. This book will equip researchers and policymakers in the energy sector with the scientific methodology and metrics needed to develop strategies for viable sustainability transition. It will be a key resource for students, researchers and practitioners seeking to deepen their knowledge on energy planning and current and future trends of biofuel as an alternative fuel.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherElsevier
Number of pages414
ISBN (Electronic)9780128155813
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Aug 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)

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