TITLE

Food vs. Biofuel: The Energy Efficiency Duel

PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CO2 Science;11/10/2010, Vol. 13 Issue 45, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a research study conducted by I. Gelfand and colleagues to compare energy balances between using all harvestable biomass for food and using all harvestable biomass for biofuel production. The researchers found that using cropland for food than for fuel production is more energetically efficient. They also suggest that good cropland should be used for food production rather than for biofuel production.
ACCESSION #
55690718

 

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