Tuesday, May 6, 2008

[PBN] Potential Land Use Implications of a Global Biofuels Industry.

From: Climate Changes - Report 155 April 2008

This paper investigates the potential production and implications of a global biofuels industry. Alternative approaches to the introduction of land as an economic factor input into a computable general equilibrium framework are developed. Both approach allows us to parameterize biomass production in a manner consistent with agro-engineering information on yields and a "second generation" cellulosic biomass conversion technology.
Full report can be obatained from the following link: http://mit.edu/globalchange/www/MITJPSPGC_Rpt155.pdf

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