Study Claims Biofuel Production May Increase World Hunger

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Biofuels are touted as an energy source that can cut greenhouse gas emissions and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. But could replacing fossil fuels with biofuels raise world food prices and cause hunger and poverty in developing countries?

Dr. Indur Goklany, Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, discusses biofuel’s unintended consequences in a study recently published in the latest issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.

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