Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 4, 2013
Previous Article Next Article

The role of biofuels in the future energy supply

Author affiliations

Abstract

In recent years several different arguments have been raised against the use of biofuels and their role in our future energy supply. These arguments can be divided into issues related to costs, food versus fuel, and lack of sustainability. Here we address these three points and argue that biofuels represent an essential contribution to our future energy supply and more importantly will contribute to a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions.

Graphical abstract: The role of biofuels in the future energy supply

Back to tab navigation

Article information


Submitted
17 Dec 2012
Accepted
21 Feb 2013
First published
26 Feb 2013

This article is Open Access

Energy Environ. Sci., 2013,6, 1077-1082
Article type
Opinion

The role of biofuels in the future energy supply

L. Caspeta, N. A. A. Buijs and J. Nielsen, Energy Environ. Sci., 2013, 6, 1077
DOI: 10.1039/C3EE24403B

Social activity

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements