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Beneficial Biofuels — The Food, Energy, and Environment Trilemma

Estuaries support most US seafood

Increased salinity is a danger to blue crabs

Cellulosic biofuel should take less fossil fuel to make than corn ethanol

Growing corn for ethanol may lead to increased CO2 emissions from clearing land

About a third of the 2009 US corn crop became ethanol

Farming new land can release lots of CO2 into the atmosphere

Farming fuel crops may drive far-off deforestation and CO2 release

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400,000 Years of Carbon Dioxide Atmospheric CO2 has reached a concentration unseen for more than 400,000 years, up 33 percent in the last century.

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