Will thirsty corn limit US ethanol goals?

ITS-Davis researchers Rosa Dominguez-Faus and Amy Myers Jaffe published a study stating “that in 40 years, a hotter planet would cut the yield of corn grown for ethanol in the US by an average of 7 percent and…increase the amount of irrigation necessary by 9 percent.” Story also appears in Des Moines RegisterFuel Fix, Environmental Research Web, and Domestic Fuel.

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