Cut back on crop-based biofuels to close the world food gap

The think tank World Resources Institute says the world food gap could be narrowed greatly if crop-based biofuels – made from corn, sugarcane or vegetable oils – are eliminated. In a working paper, WRI points to estimates that food production must rise by 70 percent by 2050 to feed the growing world population. “If crop-based biofuels were… » Read More

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