Using Poplar as an energy source

By David Bieger

Advantages of biofuel

Poplar can grow very quickly without much fertilizer. This makes it easier to mass produce as a biofuel. Also, crops would not be threatened by planting poplar.

Disadvantages of Poplar as a Biofuel

The process of making poplar into a biofuel is extremely complex. Scientists are still working on the details of converting poplar to a biofuel. Also, poplar has little genetic diversity which makes it hard to genetically produce the perfect tree for a biofuel.

Guaranteed to be Environmentally Friendly

Did You Know

Biofuels are much more environmentally friendly than fossil fuels. Also, they are renewable resources. Mass producing biofuels could solve help save the planet by reducing fossil fuels.