As is known to everybody, China is hungry for energy. Biofuels look like one of the solutions the biggest country on Earth is seriously considering. Take this example: China Agro-Technology, Ltd. has announced that it's investing $200 million to build a two million ton per year biodiesel refinery in Beihai, Guangxi Province. The company announced that they have new "advanced leaf growing technology" to grow Jathropa as source to make biodiesel.
The headline is the affirmation of the specialists at Stockholm's World Water Week. Actually the Stockholm International Water Institute claims that in 2050, crops used to yield biofuels will double agriculture water usage. Since 74 percent of water is used for agriculture already, this can add a serious stress to current water resources.