So, your integrated biorefinery project is coming along great. Then comes the carbon lifecyle analysis – the horde of critics shouting about “indirect land use change” – somehow, your project, which you think reduces carbon emission, is criticized as a polluter.
It’s a common tale. Especially if you’ve been looking at palm oil or corn – or anywhere near a forested area.
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Source: BiofuelsDigest, 2013-08-29.