2 edition of Future bioenergy and sustainable land use found in the catalog.
At head of title: German Advisory Council on Global Change.Includes bibliographical references (p. -359).Translated from the German.
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|Pagination||xvi, 96 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
|Motives for deploying bioenergy Sustainability constraints upon bioenergy Bioenergy, land use and energy systems: situation and trends Competing uses Modelling global energy crop potential Biomass cultivation and conversion to energy Optimizing bioenergy integration and deployment in energy systems Sustainable biomass production and bioenergy deployment: a synthesis Global bioenergy policy Research recommendations Recommendations for action.|
Because of the major opportunities and risks associated with it, and the complexity of the subject, bioenergy policy has in a short time become a challenging political task for regulators and planners - a task that can only be accomplished through worldwide cooperation and the creation of an international framework. WBGUs (German Advisory Council on Global Change) central message is that the sustainable potential of bioenergy, which can be tapped all over the world, should be utilized - provided that threats to sustainability are avoided. In particular, the use of bioenergy must not endanger food security or the goals of nature conservation and climate change mitigation.--Publishers description. File Size: 10MB.
By continuing you agree to the. Due to abrupt climate change, hundreds of thousands of species have undergone extinction and thousands of which are still vulnerable to the threat. PV can also utilize areas that do not naturally support much if any vegetation, such as deserts, dry lands, and rooftops. Biomethane is a near pure source of methane produced either by removing CO 2 and other contaminants from biogas or through the gasification of solid biomass. Higher Nuclear; less efficiency pathway has the highest land use change impact.
The Future bioenergy and sustainable land use that bioenergy carriers can be stored and used to provide control energy in power grids can make a strategically important contribution to stabilizing electricity supplies when there is a high proportion of wind and solar energy in the energy systems of industrialized, newly industrializing and developing countries.
These benefits would be sacrificed by using that land for bioenergy. But the FAO biofuel projection for 2050 is modest. The activation energies ranged from 136. Bioenergy production brings significant opportunities to deliver a number of social, environmental, and economic benefits in addition to the climate and energy goals. The focus is on producing bioenergy from dedicated short-rotation woody crops grown on cropland, pasture land or marginal lands not suited to food crops.
The world will still need food for people, fodder for livestock, residues for replenishing agricultural soils, wood pulp for paper, and timber for construction and other purposes.
Yet even this small share of transportation fuel in 2050 would have substantial implications for the crop calorie gap. During the same period, demand for meat and dairy is projected to grow by more than 80 percent, and demand for commercial timber and pulp is likely to increase by roughly the same percentage.
Fast-growing sugarcane on Future bioenergy and sustainable land use fertile land in the tropics converts only around 0. Support needs to be tailored to the technology, feedstock, and plant size. Examples include growing winter cover crops for energy, timber processing wastes, urban waste wood, landfill methane, wood from agroforestry systems that boost productivity, and crop residues that are not otherwise used. In fact, burning biomass emits at least a little more carbon dioxide than fossil fuels for the same amount of generated energy.
Conclusion To end this all, we have to ponder upon the new feasible and righteous ways, where bioenergy is an effective solution. The solid forms include firewood, charcoal, and pellets as energy sources. 7 percent of sunlight into biomass and around 0. Despite large uncertainties, most estimates show that biomass is likely to be sufficient to play a significant role in the global energy supply system.
However, the modern form of bioenergy excludes the traditional biomass use as practiced in many developing countries. Even assuming highly optimistic estimates of future yields and conversion efficiencies, fast-growing grasses on productive U.
Biogas is a mixture of methane, CO 2 and small quantities of other gases produced by anaerobic digestion of organic matter in an oxygen free environment.
These feedstocks should therefore be prioritized to energy uses that can probably not be met any other way, such as low-carbon fuels for airplanes.
Sources of Bioenergy and Biofuels Biomass is the source of bioenergy and biofuels, which includes all the non-fossil organic materials such as all carbon-containing energy forms and land and water-based plants and organisms.