Can global biofuels take the heat?

Chang, Joseph
October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/8/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 13, p7
Trade Publication
The article comments on the benefits and disadvantages of using biofuels. Biofuels have been criticized for causing rising food prices, having questionable energy benefits, actually hurting the environment and other problems. The study done by research team led by Nobel laureate Paul Crutze demolished the argument that using corn-based ethanol helps reduce greenhouse gases. It is stated that despite all the arguments against biofuels, they can be a viable alternative to hydrocarbons.


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