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Biomass, Energy, and Environment: A Developing Country Perspective from India

By: NH Ravindranath and DO Hall

376 pages, 20 b/w photos, 30 line illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Sep 1995 | #48437 | ISBN: 0198564368
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Uses India as a case study to explore the search for alternative energy options that will promote sustainable and equitable development.


Introduction; 1. Energy and biomass consumption patterns in India; 2. Environmental impacts of biomass energy; 3. Assessment of bioenergy programmes in India; 4. Bioenergy projects; 5. Bioenergy - a modernized fuel option for India; 6. Land and biomass availability for sustainable bioenergy; 7. Environmental and socio-economic benefits of bioenergy; 8. Economic analysis of bioenergy options; 9. Approaches to implementing bioenergy programmes; 10. Implications for bioenergy in developing countries; 11. Bioenergy: Barriers, policy options, and guidelines; 12. Conclusions and implications

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