How to address new biofuel challenges when impacts on environment and society are ‘mixed’

BOGOR, Indonesia (19 December, 2012)_At the beginning of the 21st century, there was tremendous optimism about the potential of biofuels to boost energy security, reduce carbon emissions and improve rural livelihoods. But emerging research by the Center for International Forestry Research paints a less rosy picture -- saying the social and economic impacts resulting from both industrial and small-scale production has been mixed.This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.