Opportunities ('costs) matter: a comment on Pimentel and Patzek "Ethanol production using corn, switchgrass, and wood; biodiesel production using soybean and sunflower"

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Abstract

The energy balance for different crops reported by Pimentel and Patzek ignores opportunity costs. Including opportunity costs substantially changes the results and leads to different conclusions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1414-1416
JournalEnergy Policy
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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