Books tagged: biodiesel

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Organicycle: The Art of Organic Alchemy
Pre-release—available September 23, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Language: Commonwealth English. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Organicycle is all about making the most of waste organic material. Developed for the DIY’er and sustainability nut it has been designed from the ground up to an exhaustive reference on small-scale organic waste recycling. Amongst other topics it covers simple & advanced composting techniques; production of biofuels; biodigestion; human waste (humanure) treatment; and livestock conversion.
Biodiesels: Impacts on the Environment and on Society
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Environmental Environmental Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Materials Science
Biodiesels are renewable; a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels. But some studies have found biodiesels aren't as sustainable as originally thought, and can even be worse for the environment than conventional diesel. Join Clara Piccirillo, PhD as she explores the current research on biodiesels to show us everything that the scientists currently know about their impact on the world we live in.
The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Bio-energy in the UK
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Bio-energy is the most important and versatile renewable energy option globally, yet is surrounded by confusion and controversy. This book provides a comprehensive and readable assessment of bio-energy fuels and technologies, with 30 real world case studies and many practical tips. The author concludes that a fifth of UK energy could come from this source - three times that from nuclear power
The Crash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The United States economy has collapsed quickly and caused what is now being referred to as "The Crash". The main charter of this story is a former Army mechanic who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. After the alcohol runs out he finds himself sober for the first time in years. He sets off on foot to reach family and friends during one of the worse times in American history.
Tawny, the Mighty Yellow School Bus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Transportation / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This energetic school bus loves her job delivering children where ever their school day takes them. But when Tawny discovers her driver is sick she tries to figure out how she’s going to do her job and not let the students down. This short story includes a craft activity and school bus safety tips.
Second Time Around Learning About Biodiesel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / City & Town Life, Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Amanda finds her brother rummaging through the kitchen cabinets. He’s really excited to share his new knowledge of biodiesel with her. She’s less than thrilled but listens to him anyway. Samuel explains from start to finish how to convert used cooking oil into usable biodiesel. Have fun learning about biodiesel with Amanda in this short story. Included with this story are two recycling activities.
ALGAE COLORING THE FUTURE GREEN
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Moura Enterprises Publishing Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE USE OF ALGAE FOR INTELLIGENT SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF FUEL, FEED, CHEMICALS AND PHARMACEUTICALS This e-book is intended for scientists, entrepreneurs, students, engineers, algae growers and investors that are interested in the potential algae have for fuel production, as well as, manufacturing of high value chemicals, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
From Smoke to Mirrors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
A car-friendly guide to the future of transport, written for non-technical readers by a car enthusiast and manufacturing engineer. From Smoke to Mirrors shows why renewable petrol and diesel in New Zealand will be more affordable in the future than conventional fuels are today. Describes a flexible transition plan that keeps New Zealand's options open in case someone invents a better car or truck.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
Plant and Crop-based Biofuels and Industrial Biotechnology: Comprehensive World Survey of Biofuel Industries and Processes, Renewable Energy and Resources Roadmap
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Two federal documents provide a unique and comprehensive status report on biofuel processes and industrial biotechnology around the globe, with information about exciting developments in China, Japan, Canada, Australia, Brazil, the European Union, India, and elsewhere - along with definitive data on American technology.