Environment
Project
March 12, 2021

Evaluation of the social and environmental impacts of the production of biodiesel from recycling waste cooking oils

In this project, the national market for biodiesel will be studied from both the demand and the supply side before performing a Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA) of biodiesel production from recycling waste cooking oils. The project will also consider the externalities and the social-economic impacts generated by this production and include a discussion of the results and implications for policy-making.

Funded by: Prio

Researchers: Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá, Carina Silva, Renato Rosa, Ana Faria

Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center

Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center develops applied research and provides policy advice in environmental and natural resources economics.

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