There's no question -- relying on coal and oil for power is a dirty game. Both fuels release greenhouse gases when burned. Both require extensive and sometimes dangerous collection methods.
The biofuel industry has become an economic lifeline for dozens of communities. Several studies suggest the industry could add more than 1 million jobs to the U.S. economy in the next two decades. Could one be in your backyard? See more »
Switching the world's energy consumption to biofuel makes good sense in some aspects, but the biofuels most likely to be produced on a large scale carry significant drawbacks. What are some of the economic disadvantages of biofuel? See more »