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Impact of Bioenergy on Environmental Sustainability

  • Kankan Kishore PathakEmail author
  • Sangeeta Das
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Part of the Energy, Environment, and Sustainability book series (ENENSU)

Abstract

Energy and environments are vital elements to our daily life and a way forward for our viable development. The fossil fuels are widely used as primary energy sources that threaten its depletion along with the formation of various harmful greenhouse gases. This necessitates for efficient utilization of energy and the access to the alternative energy resources like bioenergy. It is always being a major concerned for bioenergy deployment while referring to availability of the biomass, competition between the various uses of biomass and the sustainability issues. In spite of its wide applications, there is less study on the environmental effects of bioenergy. This enthuse the challenges that calls for multidisciplinary researches related to environmental sustainability. Production of bioenergy conveys significant prospects to provide a series of environmental, social, economic benefits in addition to the energy and climate goals. In order to open up better chances for agricultural souk and to endorse sustainable growth in rural community, bioenergy plays a vital role. Proper planning and management might yield multiple benefits using bioenergy synergies with the production of food, water, ecosystems and health. This chapter addresses a survey on pertinent literature related to the environmental sustainability arising from the production of bioenergy. In this context, the chapter also deals with the bioconversion technologies and its impact on environment and applications, greenhouse gases and biodiversity, etc.

Keywords

Bioenergy Bioenergy production Environmental sustainability Economic benefits 

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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringGirijananda Chowdhury Institute of Management and TechnologyGuwahatiIndia

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