April 5, 2011

Jatropha biofuel is not actually beneficial to the environment

A study by South Africa-based organization ActionAid shows that jatropha weed, planted in Asia as a non-food-based biofuel, is not actually beneficial to the environment, as it emits up to 6 times more greenhouse gas emissions than its fossil fuel counterparts.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/8398320/Jatropha-biofuel-produces-six-times-greenhouse-gas-emissions-of-fossil-fuels.html

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