Avoiding Bioenergy Competition for Food Crops and Land

World Resources Institute / by Tim Searchinger and Ralph Heimlich
http://www.wri.org/publication/avoiding-bioenergy-competition-food-crops-and-land

Installment 9 of Creating a Sustainable Food Futureshows that any dedicated use of land for growing bioenergy inherently comes at the cost of not using that land for growing food or animal feed, or for storing carbon.

It recommends several policy changes to phase out forms of bioenergy that use crops or that otherwise make dedicated use of land.

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