Thursday, November 10, 2011

Scientists find biofuels increase greenhouse gas emissions

The November 2011 edition of Nature Climate Change notes that a team of independent scientists has accused the European Union of a "serious accounting error" regarding 'greenhouse' gas emissions from biofuels, finding their use results in a net increase of CO2 in the atmosphere:
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  1. Correction - the scientists have not accused the European Environment Agency of any accounting error - in fact, the scientists you mention are the Scientific Committee of the EEA. See the article you post, and the opinion here on the EEA website:

    Please check your facts more thoroughly - failing to read a document you post on your own website shows a very sloppy use of facts.

  2. The post was corrected to read "European Union"