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
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The use of carbon credits from nature to finance conservation and restoration efforts are growing. This approach holds incredible potential, on paper, but has major challenges to overcome — our MSc. Student Pierre-Guillaume Amiel explores this further in this article. Maze-Impact is a venture by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Nova SBE's corporate partner.Learn more
Karl Marx once said that, until now, philosophers limited themselves to interpret the world; however, the goal is to change it. And change is necessary – human beings reached the current state of evolution due to their capacity to adapt and overcome. This article explores climate change, all its associated consequences and potential solutions. Now, it’s our job to act rather than to react.Learn more
This project aims at determining the economic value of some of the ocean's benefits to Portugal.Learn more