Beneficial Biofuels—The Food, Energy, and Environment Trilemma

  title={Beneficial Biofuels—The Food, Energy, and Environment Trilemma},
  author={David Tilman and Robert Harry Socolow and Jonathan A. Foley and Jason D. Hill and Eric David Larson and Lee R. Lynd and Stephen W. Pacala and John M Reilly and Timothy D. Searchinger and Chris Somerville and Robert Howard Williams},
  pages={270 - 271}
Exploiting multiple feedstocks, under new policies and accounting rules, to balance biofuel production, food security, and greenhouse-gas reduction. Recent analyses of the energy and greenhouse-gas performance of alternative biofuels have ignited a controversy that may be best resolved by applying two simple principles. In a world seeking solutions to its energy, environmental, and food challenges, society cannot afford to miss out on the global greenhouse-gas emission reductions and the local… 

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