An Evaluation of Holistic Sustainability Assessment Framework for Palm Oil Production in Malaysia

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Chye Ing Lim; Wahidul Biswas;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su71215833
  • Subject: TJ807-830 | assessment framework | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | sustainability assessment | palm oil production | GE1-350 | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants

Palm oil based biodiesel offers an alternative energy source that can reduce current dependence on conventional fossil fuels and may reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions depending on the type of feedstock and processes used. In the Malaysian context, the palm oil indus... View more
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