Study: No Greenhouse Impacts From Land Use Changes For Corn Ethanol

November 2010
Energy Daily;11/8/2010, Issue 213, p3
The article deals with a report presented in October 2010 by the U.S. Energy Department's Oak Ridge National Laboratory on the greenhouse impacts of land-use changes associated with increased production of biofuel feedstocks. The report found that recent empirical data on U.S. corn use does not support key assumptions about such impacts. It suggests that use of corn for ethanol over the last decade has induced minimal to zero indirect land-use change.


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