Thursday, April 13, 2006

Study optomistic about agricultural solutions to world energy & food issues

This study supports the idea that we should work to make a biofuel economy work better rather than dismissing biofuels because they are not perfect today. We have no other choice since fossil fuels cannot serve all our needs indefinetly. -- Jeffrey Goettemoeller
Porterville Recorder:
by Don Curlee, The Porterville Recorder -- 4/10/2006
"It recognizes total U.S. cropland slightly in excess of 430 million acres, but points out that an additional 578 million acres are available for producing crops such as switchgrass. It expresses enthusiasm for the expanded use of cellulosic alternatives such as grasses, woody crops, wood waste, paper and perhaps rice straw for ethanol production."

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