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Published by Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress, For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Biomass energy -- United States -- Environmental aspects,
    • Energy crops -- United States -- Environmental aspects,
    • Energy crops industry -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesBackground paper, Background paper (United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment)
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9502.5.B42 P68 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 71 p. :
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1046492M
      ISBN 100160420997
      LC Control Number93246905

      Good Environmental Practices in Bioenergy Feedstock Production - Making Bioenergy Work for Climate and Food Security Edited by Andrea Rossi pages, 5 figures, and 2 tables Environment and Natural Resources Working Paper No – FAO, Rome, Keywords: Good practices, agriculture, forestry, bioenergy, biofuels, food security. Bioenergy crop systems can—if properly designed—yield significant benefits, both environmental and social. The right choice of biomass crops and production methods can lead to favorable carbon and energy balances and a net reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. But bioenergy production systems also need to be adapted to localFile Size: 92KB.

      Downloadable (with restrictions)! Bioenergy can be a promising solution to the energy, food and environment trilemma in China. Currently this coal-dependent nation is in urgent need of alternative fuels to secure its future energy and improve the environment. Biofuels derived from crop residues and bioenergy crops emerge as a great addition to renewable energy in China without compromising Cited by:   The same model is being extended to compare energy biomass production potential between central Wisconsin and southern Michigan. Second, M.S. student Noel Hayden and Swinton conducted a survey of over Michigan owners of non-crop marginal lands in Michigan to determine their willingness to rent land to farmers for bioenergy crop production.

      During the last few decades, the bioenergy production has been radically promoted worldwide (EIA, ) as a clean and eco-friendly source of energy mainly due to the global concern of climate change, primarily attributed by the increasing emission of CO 2 by fossil fuel consumptions. Although vegetable oils was first used as liquid fuels (bioenergy) in internal combustion engine by Rudolf Cited by: 3. Environmental Impacts of Biofuels Other significant pressures on the land are going to be seen in the intensification of crop production through new technology and impacts on the soil through water use and the potential scarcity of water. This could become a limiting factor in the production of biofuel crops and producing more biofuel crops.


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Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Potential environmental impacts of bioenergy crop production. Washington, DC: Office.

U.S. Congress, Office of Potential environmental impacts of bioenergy crop production. book Assessment,Potential Environmental Impacts of Bioenergy Crop Production-Background Paper, OTA-BP-E (Washington, DC: U.S.

Government Printing Office, September ). For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC ISBN Major agricultural and forest feedstocks used for bioenergy production are listed in Table The forest feedstocks, agriculture sector, and municipal waste and landfill contribute to 87%, 10%, and 3%, respectively, of the total global bioenergy e being the largest contributor to bioenergy production, primary and naturally regenerated forests are reducing in land : Srinivasulu Ale, Pandara V.

Femeena, Sushant Mehan, Raj Cibin. Compared with the conventional fossil fuel, bioenergy has obvious advantages due to its renewability and large quantity, and thus plays a crucial role in helping defend the energy security.

However, the bioenergy development may potentially cause serious environmental alterations, which remain unclear. The study summarizes the environmental impacts of bioenergy production based on Cited by: 7.

Goals / Objectives Quantify impacts of land use changes associated with bioenergy crop production on hydrology, water quality, and environmental sustainability.

Develop methods to optimize bioenergy and food crop selection and placement under single and multiple objective functions.

Develop methods and tools to quantify ecosystem services from mixed land use watersheds. Bioenergy potential can be explored in more detail by mapping world land areas by the land use including climate conditions, soil quality, and yield variations.

Agricultural land possess a tremendous amount of potential for bioenergy, which can be realized by increased efficiencies within food, feed, fuel, and integrated production chains.

Potential areas for bioenergy crop production when meeting the criteria above were small (km(2)), thus the ability to produce biomass and improve water quality was not substantial. This book analyzes the significance, applications, achievements, and future avenues of biofuels and bioenergy production from sugarcane, in top cane growing countries around the globe.

It also evaluates the barriers and areas of improvement to meet the world’s energy needs. Union's bioenergy potential in an environmental perspective and analysing its most efficient use to support greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation (EEA, ).

Understanding of key issues has since advanced, particularly regarding the crucial role of indirect land use change (ILUC) in determining environmental impacts of bioenergy. Meeting existing biofuel mandates and achieving future carbon-negative bioenergy goals without negatively impacting food production or threatening remaining native landscapes will likely require growing dedicated biomass feedstock crops on so-called 'marginal' lands that are too unproductive, environmentally sensitive, or degraded for use in conventional agriculture.

Review shows that bioenergy can supply more than 60% of the global energy demand in with less environmental impacts. Advancement of bioenergy Production and conversion technologies can are. production and use of bioenergy crops. Task 3: Consultations were undertaken with 30 key stakeholders in the field of bioenergy for the purpose of: discussing the potential impacts of bioenergy production and gathering opinions on what policy or practical measures are.

Grown from rhizomes it does not produce viable seed. First inroduced to Europe as a bioenergy crop it has become a crop of high interest for its biomass yield potential in the U.S.

Test yield between 10 and 20 tons per acre are common. Other Miscanthus Resources. Miscanthus Production - Iowa. The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energyjointly analyzed the economic potential for,and impacts of, large-scale bioenergy cropproduction in the United States.

Anagricultural sector model (POLYSYS) wasmodified to include three potential bioenergycrops (switchgrass, hybrid poplar, and willow). At farmgate prices of US $/GJ, anestimated 17 million hectares of bioenergycrops, Cited by: Purchase Bioenergy - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNSummary. Biofuels that can be produced from renewable domestic resources offer an alternative to petroleum-based encourage the production and consumption of biofuels in the United States, the U.S. Congress enacted the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) as part of the Energy Policy Act and amended it in the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA).

Environmental and Other Aspects of Energy Crop Production 22 Water availability and competition 22 Environmental functions of bioenergy production 23 Biodiversity 24 The agricultural sector, crop improvements and GMOs 24 Climate change impacts 24 Biomass Supply Chains and Logistics It summarizes potential environmental sustainability issues that arise from the intensity of silvicultural inputs.

Further, the chapter assesses the potential of SRWC systems for bioenergy production in the context of our definition of sustainability. Finally, it summarizes the potential of shrub willow and poplar for by: 2.

Projected Supply of Cellulosic Biomass. The consumption mandate for two of the four categories of biofuels listed in the Renewable Fuel Standard as amended by the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of (RFS2) will likely be met by corn-grain ethanol and biodiesel, as discussed in Chapter remaining 20 billion gallons per year of mandated consumption is to be met with.

ments/cooperations are necessary for a better understanding of the potential environmental, economic and social implications of crop residue use for bioenergy production.

Keywords: bioenergy feedstock, soil quality, sugarcane, greenhouse gas emissions Crop residue harvest for bioenergy production and its implications on soilCited by:. Environmental and Economic Research and Development Program Impacts of Bioenergy Crop Production on Environmentally Sensitive Lands Steve Ventura, Brent McCown, Matt Ruark, Christine Ribic, Carol Barford University of Wisconsin-Madison Summary 2 Objective 1 4 Objective 2 7 Publications and Presentations 10 Figures While bioenergy is clearly an important tool for climate change mitigation, the potential impacts on biodiversity must not be ignored.” Under the Paris Climate Agreement, many climate mitigation strategies rely on increased bioenergy use, such as the production of maize, oil palm and rape.Studies on sustainability aspects of bioenergy produc-tion often indicate biodiversity as a key concern.

This article presents a first comprehensive review of published impacts of bioenergy crop production on biodiversity, evaluates the drivers and pressures of biodiversity change and .