Friday, August 17, 2007

Biofuels More Harmful Than Fossil Fuels

It sounds counterintuitive, but burning oil and planting forests to compensate is more environmentally friendly than burning biofuel. So say scientists who have calculated the difference in net emissions between using land to produce biofuel and the alternative: fuelling cars with gasoline and replanting forests on the land instead.

You can read more here.

Some questions:
-Is biofuel really the way to go?
-Does this report change your mind on some things or is it a ploy from the oil companies?
-Are you concerned with global warming and the effects of burning fossil fuels?
-Have you done anything to cut back on your carbon emissions?

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