Food biofuels make more CO₂ than gasoline

2008 February 19

Beyond ethanol's low energy return on energy investment, a study suggests that it produces even more carbon dioxide than gasoline.


. . .when we divert our corn or soybeans to fuel, . . . you have to replace that food somewhere else,"

. . .biofuel production here is driving agriculture to expand in other parts of the world. "That's done in a significant part by burning down forests, plowing up grasslands. That releases a great deal of carbon dioxide,"

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