While I usually like Treehugger, their
on the new "
Biofuels for Transportation
: Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Agriculture and Energy in the 21st
" report is a bit sparse, basically just a pointer post. I understand their hesitancy to get deep into the report, since it is not yet available (and won't cost
), but some details have been released. The report is upbeat on
, saying they may make up 37 percent of U.S. transport fuel and 20-30 percent of European transport fuel in the next 25 years. If
improves, the U.S. number could reach 75 percent. In 2005, biofuels made up
percent of the world transportation fuel market. The multi-institutional report also recommends four ways to speed up the development of biofuels: strengthen the market, speed the transition to next-generation technologies, protect the resource base and facilitate sustainable international biofuel trade.
[Source: Worldwatch via Treehugger]