TITLE

The Folly of Biofuels

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CO2 Science;2/9/2011, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the potential benefits, costs, and trade-offs associated with biofuels agriculture to inform bioenergy policy. It references a study by B. A. Bryan and colleagues published in an issue of "Global Change Biology Bioenergy." The study assessed more specifically the different climate change and carbon subsidy scenarios in an 11.9 million hectare region in southern Australia. The researchers found that biofuels agriculture was more profitable over an extensive area of the most productive arable land.
ACCESSION #
59177910

 

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