The Coming of Biofuels: Study Shows Reducing Gasoline Emissions Will Benefit Human Health

Graph of the U.S. showing assessments of the life cycle impacts
May 2009

President Barack Obama and Energy Secretary Steve Chu are consistent in their message that when it comes to transportation fuels, carbon-neutral biofuels as an alternative to gasoline are coming. While the focus of a shift from gasoline to biofuels has been on global warming, such a shift could also impact human health.