Biofuels are gaining public and scientific attention driven by high oil prices, the need for energy
security and global warming concerns. There are various social, economic, environmental
and technical issues regarding biofuel production and its practical use. This book is
intended to address these issues by providing viewpoints written by professionals in the
field and the book also covers the economic and environmental impact of biofuels.
This text includes 14 chapters contributed by experts around world on the economy, evironment
and sustainability of biofuel production and use.
We now turn to the potential benefits of having a more accurate estimate of Chemical
A's true cost. As described above, this requires knowledge of the firm's ability to change its
actions in response to better information. If the disposal cost X of Chemical A is revealed to
be significant, how might the firm respond? This is a question that hinges primarily on the
firm's technological options and the availability of substitute inputs. Substitutes can take a
variety of forms.
In the event that the OFT proposes to include any sensitive commercial or
personal information in a document that will be published it will, save in
exceptional circumstances, contact the relevant persons prior to publication to
give them the opportunity to explain why disclosure would cause significant
harm and to request excision (or aggregation or generalisation) of any material
that will still be sensitive at the time of publication.
Break-Even analysis is used to give answers to questions such as “what is the minimum level of sales
that ensure the company will not experience loss” or “how much can sales be decreased and the
company still continue to be profitable”. Break-even analysis is the analysis of the level of sales at
which a company (or a project) would make zero profit. As its name implies, this approach determines
the sales needed to break even.
The information in this guide is best applied in the context of current technology and
applications. It also provides guidance for information disposition sanitization and control
decisions to be made throughout the system life cycle. Forms of media exist that are not
addressed by this guide, and media are yet to be developed and deployed that are not covered
by this guide.
Several factors should be considered along with the security categorization of the system
confidentiality when making sanitization decisions. The cost versus benefit of a media
sanitization process should be understood prior to a final decision. For instance, it may not be
cost-effective to degauss inexpensive media such as diskettes. Even though clear or purge
may be the recommended solution, it may be more cost-effective (considering training,
tracking, and validation, etc) to destroy media rather than use one of the other options.
Cogeneration is frequently defined as the sequential production
of necessary heat and power (electrical or mechanical) or
the recovery of low-level energy for power production. This
sequential energy production yields fuel savings relative to
separate energy production facilities because both the heat and
power requirements are satisfied from a common/single fuel
Oracle has focused development around a single source code model since 1983.
While each database implementation includes some operating system–specific
source code at very low levels in order to better leverage specific platforms, the inter-
faces that users, developers, and administrators deal with for each version are consis-
The result of this effort is a unique and not easily categorized resource book –
Communication and Natural Resource Management: experience/theory. It is not
a work of theory and yet examines theoretical perspectives. It is not an account of best
practises and yet provides examples of interesting and useful initiatives. It is not a training
manual and yet presents exercises and learning objectives. It looks at how experience
is, and can be guided by theory and how theory can be derived from understanding
Composites are engineered or naturally occurring materials made from two or more
constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties which
remain separate and distinct within the finished structure. Basically, they can be
categorized into two major types, i.e., structural composites with outstanding
mechanical properties and functional composites with various outstanding physical,
chemical or electrochemical properties. They have been widely used in a wide variety
of products, e.g.
Equity and fixed income funds play an important role for the impressive Thai mutual fund
growth. With an in depth analysis, we found two major facts. Firstly, Thai mutual fund industry is
concentrated in fixed income mutual funds especially short-term money market funds. Secondly,
approximately 50% of the AUM invested in Thai equity mutual funds are from LTF and RMF or
growth in equity mutual funds is affected by tax incentive.
Chemical Tooling Aids are offered as a comprehensive range of reliable agents, specifically developed for the requirements of the toolmaking trade, and closely integrated with other FIBRO products. Quite categorically the FIBROLIT® bonding technique relies on first principles only for the attainment of absolute alignment accuracy.
We will continue to address the impacts of climate change in FY 2013. An increase of
approximately $32.8 million over the FY 2012 Enacted budget for climate protection will allow
the Agency to support the full range of approaches to reducing GHGs and the risks its effects
pose to human health and the environment and to property. This increase includes $26.5 million
for categorical grants for states and tribes.