10 Jun '12, 1pm

Biofuels Viability: What is green? What is a viable economic alternative? What is reasonable and will do more

RELATED ARTICLES Crop biofuels 'create carbon debt' February 18, 2008 09:17 AM Biofuels in Europe for Airlines June 27, 2011 02:24 PM U.N. Raises Possible Biofuel Problems May 9, 2007 12:00 AM Grasses Have Potential as Alternate Ethanol Crop, Illinois Study Finds November 2, 2010 08:56 AM /environmental_policy/article/44511 What is green? What is a viable economic alternative? What is reasonable and will do more bad than good? Welcome to Biofuels. Two scientists are challenging the currently accepted norms of biofuel production. A commentary published today in GCB Bioenergy reveals that calculations of greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions from bioenergy production are neglecting crucial information that has led to the overestimation of the benefits of biofuels compared to fossil fuels. ADVERTISEMENT A biofuel is a type of fuel whose energy is derived from biological carbon fixa...

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