From corn to wood: second-generation biofuels

Biofuel is often cited as having a perverse trade-off: you grow corn, but instead of using it to feed people, you use it to make fuel. Anyway, second-generation biofuels aim to end the “food vs. fuel” debate by using non-food stuffs such as the non-edible parts of crops, or substituting the use of corn for woody biomass. Good stuff.

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