UK thinktank: “The Trouble with Biofuels: Costs and Consequences of Expanding Biofuel Use in the United Kingdom”
(1) Agricultural biofuel use increases the level and volatility of food prices, with
detrimental impacts on the food security of low-income food-importing countries.
(2) Agricultural biofuel use also indirectly drives expansion of agriculture into areas
of high carbon stock such as rainforest or peatland, resulting in indirect land-use
change, the emissions from which may outweigh any greenhouse gas savings the
biofuels are able to offer.
(3) Biofuels are not a cost-effective means to reduce emissions from road transport,%20Environment%20and%20Development/0413pp_biofuels.pdf

About budbromley

Bud is a retired life sciences executive. Bud's entrepreneurial leadership exceeded three decades. He was the senior business development, marketing and sales executive at four public corporations, each company a supplier of analytical and life sciences instrumentation, software, consumables and service. Prior to those positions, his 19 year career in Hewlett-Packard Company's Analytical Products Group included worldwide sales and marketing responsibility for Bioscience Products, Global Accounts and the International Olympic Committee, as well as international management assignments based in Japan and Latin America. Bud has visited and worked in more than 65 countries and lived and worked in 3 countries.
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