Biofuels and their carbon cost

 As we are running out of fuels that we find by digging deep into the earth where they have rested for hundreds and thousand of years locking huge amounts of carbon dioxide away from the atmosphere, and as our world’s population increases to more than 6.6 billion souls each of them expecting and working for a better life, so we are growing the fuel we need as a cheaper and more environmentally beneficial way than using resources that will be exhausted in the lifetimes of our great grandchildren.  But what will the consequences of increased use of biofuels be? Will they be benign or are we storing up another set of problems for new generations? Continue reading