It seems some biofuels are worse than others. The EU continues their assault on biofuels...Biofuels cause four times more carbon emissions
The Telegraph wrote:Soybeans grown in America therefore have an indirect carbon footprint of 340kg of CO2 per gigajoule, compared to just 85kg for conventional diesel or gasoline.
...and at the same time power plants in Denmark convert to burning wood pellets
Sun & Wind Energy wrote:The energy company Dong Energy has now announced that Denmark's largest power plant in Avedøre will be completely transitioned to wood pellets by 2016, making it the largest biomass power plant in the country.
There still is a debate raging in Europe over this issue:
The Telegraph wrote: The European Commission insisted that biofuels is a complex issue and further studies need to be done.
But Kenneth Richter, Friends of the Earth campaigner, said the report proves that biofuels are not the answer to tackling climate change.
"Most of the crops used for biofuels at the moment produce more emissions than fossil fuels therefore biofuel targets in Europe make no sense and are doing opposite of what they are supposed to be doing," he said.