Frisch Call Your Office – Biofuel Production Increases CO2 Emissions
10/24/2011 4 Comments
The Sierra Business Council has been a promoter of biofuel production in the Sierra, including Nevada County as a green energy project. How they will have to deal with reality, it is not green.
The largest and most comprehensive study yet done on the effect of biofuel production from West Coast forests has concluded that an emphasis on bioenergy would increase carbon dioxide emissions from these forests at least 14 percent, if the efficiency of such operations is optimal.
The findings are contrary to assumptions and some previous studies that suggest biofuels from this source would be carbon-neutral or even reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Details at PHYORG.COM