I was just sent this NY times article that can pretty much be summed up with the ever-popular phrase "we're damned if we do and we're damned if we don't." To be brief, this tidbit of news suggests that, while the intention of bio-fuels are a great step in the right direction, it is falling short of it's aim in reducing green house gases by, in fact, creating more. Apparently, someone forgot to factor the type of land being cleared to grow these crops and the emissions lost while converting them into fuels in the whole greenhouse-gas-reduction theory. Sigh.
Not satisfied with my summary? Good, I wouldn't be either. Read it for yourself and see what you think!