World Rainforest Movement

Ethanol from cellulose: A technology that could spell disaster

Switching from fossil to alternative liquid fuels would appear to be a good idea, particularly in the context of climate change. Such is the case of converting the cellulose contained in plants into different types of fuels, among which liquid ethanol, that could be used in transport as an alternative to gasoline. However, current developments in this field show a number of threats that need to be highlighted.

Ethanol from cellulose: A technology that could spell disaster