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August 4, 2007

Are Biofuels Set to Destroy the World?

Category: Big Things,News,Policy,Transportation – Tom Harrison – 4:55 pm

Biofuels have gained a lot of publicity recently as a renewable form of energy. However, with a carbon footprint sometimes 10 times that of conventional petrol, mass-deforestation and the reduction of food-bearing land, it may not be the solution that many had hoped for.

This is a very evenhanded and factual explanation of why bio-fuels are more than just not a very good solution, but pretty much a bad thing all around. Well, my comment is less evenhanded than the article.

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