Study: New biofuels could supply 30% of world's transport fuels

Researchers have determined that biofuels from nonedible plants grown on idle lands could supply up to 30% of the world's transportation fuels and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, according to a report in F1000 Biology Reports. "Many of the concerns about the use of food crops for biofuels do not apply to the use of the inedible parts of plants that are the focus of our review," said researcher Chris Somerville, professor of alternative energy at the University of California, Berkeley.

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