Food Versus Fuel: An Informal Introduction To Biofuels

Food versus Fuel presents a high-level introduction to the science and economics behind a well-worn debate, that will debunk myths and provide quality facts and figures for academics and practitioners in development studies, environment studies, and agricultural studies. Compiled by an internationally renowned scientist and authority, and to include perspectives from ‘pro’ and ‘anti’ biofuels experts and activists, from the North and South, the aim of this book is to bring a balanced approach to current debate on the major issues affecting the development of biofuels in a concise and clear manner so that to provide and informed, nuanced but accessible introduction, grounded in science and economics rather than conjecture and controversy.

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Food versus Fuel presents a high-level introduction to the science and economics behind a well-worn debate, that will debunk myths and provide quality facts and figures for academics and practitioners in development studies, environment studies, and agricultural studies. Compiled by an internationally renowned scientist and authority, and to include perspectives from ‘pro’ and ‘anti’ biofuels experts and activists, from the North and South, the aim of this book is to bring a balanced approach to current debate on the major issues affecting the development of biofuels in a concise and clear manner so that to provide and informed, nuanced but accessible introduction, grounded in science and economics rather than conjecture and controversy.

 

Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

Paperback

2010

ISBN: 9781848133839