Industry groups question study findings on land-use change emissions

10/25/2009 |

Ethanol groups in the U.S. are disputing research findings that connect indirect land-use changes with biofuels' carbon footprint. "New technology makes corn ethanol more efficient and sustainable each and every day, while future sources of oil get less efficient and more harmful to the environment," said Brian Jennings, executive vice president of the American Coalition for Ethanol. Theories mentioned in the study, which was published in Science magazine, are not "validated by on-the-ground measurements," Jennings added.

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