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Introduction to Biomass Combustion

  • Jenny M. JonesEmail author
  • Amanda R. Lea-Langton
  • Lin Ma
  • Mohamed Pourkashanian
  • Alan Williams
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Abstract

The role of biomass in the world energy scene is first considered and compared with other energy sources. Estimates of the resources available are provided and discussed. The IEA world estimates of the growth in the use of biomass are also presented. Issues resulting to Greenhouse Gas emissions and sustainability are considered.

Keywords

Biomass availability Resources Greenhouse gases 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jenny M. Jones
    • 1
    Email author
  • Amanda R. Lea-Langton
    • 1
  • Lin Ma
    • 2
  • Mohamed Pourkashanian
    • 2
  • Alan Williams
    • 2
  1. 1.Energy Research InstituteUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Energy Technology and Innovation InitiativeUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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