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"Prior analyses made an accounting error," says one study's lead author, Tim Searchinger, an agricultural expert at Princeton University. "There is a huge imbalance between the carbon lost by plowing up a hectare [2.47 acres] of forest or grassland from the benefit you get from biofuels."-- Biofuels Are Bad for Feeding People and Combating Climate Change | Scientific American Which raises the question -- if biofuels are a nightmare and universal adoption of electric vehicles is decades away, doesn't that make plain old petrochemicals the greenest "alternative" fuel out there?
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