Climate experts doubt impact of food-crop fuels

First-generation biofuels have least potential for emission reductions, according to survey of climate specialists

Biofuels produced from food crops have the least potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the next 25 years, according to a new survey of climate specialists by the World Bank and the World conservation union.  Asked to rank the emission reduction potential of 18 different technologies, a thousand experts from science, government and business put most faith in solar, wind and combined heat and power generation.  Two thirds of respondents said climate change is one of the biggest issues affecting their organisations.  See press release and survey.

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