Science says biofuels are bad for the environment

Energy Post:
Biofuels turn out to be a climate mistake

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Our new study takes a fresh look at this question. We examined crop data to evaluate whether enough CO2 was absorbed on farmland to balance out the CO2 emitted when biofuels are burned. It turns out that once all the emissions associated with growing feedstock crops and manufacturing biofuel are factored in, biofuels actually increase CO2 emissions rather than reducing them.
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Besides being bad for the environment, the mandate for producing them has become a boondoggle of the first order and a scam machine.  The mandate should be terminated immediately.

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