Congress helped bolster the corn ethanol business in Iowa by mandating the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2005. But scientists are concerned about the unexpected consequences of putting more of Iowa's land into corn production Ã¢Â€Â” consequences that may make corn ethanol a bigger source of climate-warming gases than regular gasoline.
- The Global Energy Assessment - Chapter 11: Renewable Energy
- The Global Energy Assessment - Chapter 12: Fossil Energy Systems
- The Global Energy Assessment - Chapter 17: Energy Pathways for Sustainable Development
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