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Biofuels

  • By: Tony Weis
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Biofuels have been promoted as one alternative to the reliance on fossil fuels for the world's energy needs, but the use of biofuels is controversial. The term biofuel (or agro-fuel) refers to the conversion of agricultural crops into forms of liquid ...

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