Science article on GHG accounting misses the mark on biofuels

October, 2009
Biomass Magazine

This article takes a dismissive perspective on recent critical findings on biofuels published in the Science Magazine. There, Dan Kammen and other climate experts pointed out a loophole in the current wording of the Kyoto Protocol which should be addressed at the negotiations in Copenhagen. They state that biofuels may have negative carbon footprints due to potential prior deforestation.