Disadvantages Of Planet Earth

There are some downsides to using biomass, including:

• Air pollution. Biomass emits greenhouse gases when it's used to generate fuel. If the carbon isn't offset by replanting crops, biomass contributes to global warming. Direct burning of biomass also releases particulates, although these can be minimized with an emission control system.

• Energy use. It takes energy to plant, grow, harvest, and transport the crops used for biomass. Unless these activities are done responsibly, biomass can use up more energy than it produces.

• Land use. Thanks to the world's ever-growing appetite for energy, more and more land is being devoted to growing biomass crops. But what about land that's needed to grow food? Some activists are concerned about reduced food production.

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