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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


Number of Extremely Hot Days Continues to Rise As greenhouse gases continue to build and warm the planet, we are seeing an increased number of hot days in the U.S.

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