Patzek, T. W. 2004. “Thermodynamics of the Corn-Ethanol Biofuel Cycle.” Critical Review in
Plant Sciences 23:6519-6567.
Patzek, T.W. 2012. “Can Switchgrass Deliver the Ethanol Needed to Power U.S. Transportation?”
In Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels , edited by D. Pimentel, 97-146.
Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
PRB (Population Reference Bureau). 2012. 2012 World Population Data Sheet . Washington, DC: PRB.
Pear, R. 2012. “After Three Decades, Tax Credit for Ethanol Expires.” New York Times , January
Perlack, R. D., L. L. Wright, A. Turhollow, R. L. Graham, B. Stokes, and D. C. Erbach. 2005.
BIOMASS as Feedstock for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry: The Technical Feasibility
of a Billion-Ton Annual Supply . ORNL/TM-2005/66. Washington DC: US Department of
Energy; US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. http://www1.eere.energy.gov/bio-
Pimentel, D. 2001. “Biomass Utilization, Limits of.” In Encyclopedia of Physical Science and
Te c h n o l o g y. Vol 2, edited by R. A. Meyers, 159-171. 3rd ed. San Diego: Academic Press.
Pimentel, D. 2006. “Soil Erosion: A Food and Environmental Threat.” Environment,
Development and Sustainability 8:119-137.
Pimentel, D. 2008. “Renewable and Solar Energy Technologies: Energy and Environmental
Issues.” In Biofuels, Solar and Wind as Renewable Energy Systems: Benefits and Risks , edited
by D. Pimentel, 1-17. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
Pimentel, D., B. Berger, D. Filiberto, M. Newton, B. Wolfe, E. Karabinakis, S. Clark, E. Poon, E. Abbett,
and S. Nandagopal. 2004. “Water Resources: Current and Future Issues.” BioScience 54:909-918.
Pimentel, D., S. Cooperstein, H. Randell, D. Filiberto, S. Sorrentino, B. Kaye, C. Nicklin,
et al. 2007. “Ecology of Increasing Diseases: Population Growth and Environmental
Degradation.” Human Ecology 35:653-668.
Pimentel, D., A. Marklein, M. A. Toth, M. Karpoff, G. S. Paul, R. McCormack, J. Kyriazis, and T.
Krueger. 2008. “Biofuel Impacts on World Food Supply: Use of Fossil Fuel, Land and Water
Resources.” Energies 1:41-78. DOI: 10.3390/en1010041. http://www.mdpi.org/energies/papers/
——. 2009. “Food versus Biofuels: Environmental and Economic Costs.” Human Ecology 37:1-12.
Pimentel, D., and T. W. Patzek. 2007. “Ethanol Production: Energy and Economic Issues
Related to U.S. and Brazilian Sugarcane.” Natural Resources Research 16:3235-3242.
——. 2008. “Ethanol Production Using Corn, Switchgrass and Wood; Biodiesel Production
Using Soybean.” In Biofuels, Solar and Wind as Renewable Energy Systems: Benefits and Risks ,
edited by D. Pimentel, 375-396. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
Pimentel, D., and M. Pimentel. 2003. “Sustainability of Meat-Based and Plant-Based Diets and
the Environment.” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 78 (Suppl.): 660S-663S.
——. 2008. Food, Energy and Society, 3rd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
Pimentel, D., J. Trager, S. Palmer, J. Zhang, B. Greenfield, E. Nash, K. Hartman, D. Kirshenblatt,
and A. Kroeger, 2012. “Energy Production from Corn, Cellulosic Biomass and Algae.” In
Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels , edited by D. Pimentel, 321-355. Boca
Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis.
Pimentel, D., and D. Wen. 2004. “China and the World: Population, Food and Resource
Scarcity.” In Dare to Dream: Vision of 2050 Agriculture in China , edited by T. C. Tso and K.
He, 103-116. Beijing: China Agricultural University Press.