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Liquid Biofuels for Transport Prospects, risks and opportunities


About this Digest on Liquid Biofuels for Transport

  1. Sources for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Sources for this Digest

The material content of the texts on Level 3 is directly sourced from "The State of Food and Agriculture. Biofuels: Prospects, risks and opportunities" , a report of the FAO produced in 2008.

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by the GreenFacts editorial team in collaboration with David J Rickeard.

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board.

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by David J Rickeard on 23 November 2008 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Second draft

The second draft of this Digest was produced on 24 August 2009 by the GreenFacts editorial team.

Preliminary and Peer review

The final draft of this Digest was produced on 30 September 2009 by GreenFacts after peer review by 4 independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our peer review form).

  • Dr Josep Canadell, Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP), Australia
  • Dr Rose Simmone, Forest Products and Industries Division, FAO, Italy
  • Dr Miguel Trossero, Forest Products and Industries Division, FAO, Italy
  • Dr Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands

Final corrections were added under the supervision of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in late September 2009.

Press Release

30 September 2009:

How "green" are Liquid Biofuels?

Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

No update or revision at present.

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