Land available for biofuel surge

Grazing land has scope for biofuel surge 

The website SciDevNet reports on Bioenergy & Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps from the organization SCOPE (2015 Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment)

The takeaways:

  • At least 500 million hectares are available for growing biofuel crops
  • This is after considering rising food demand and growing urbanisation

  • Only up to 200 million hectares would be needed to slash fossil fuel use

 The article is available here or read the full report

Jul 02, 2015