David Tilman, one of the researchers involved in the one of the recent land use studies published in Science Magazine, clarified the results of the study.
Tilman, who is currently on sabbatical from the University, said he feels the study is misunderstood by others in the industry.
"The goal of our paper was to point out if we do certain things, that those things would give us fuels that didn't have very much environmental benefit," he said.
Tilman said the paper didn't say the problems were happening now, but instead that they could happen in the future.
The question I have is why was this misunderstanding allowed to go on for over two weeks and after countless articles were published giving the impression that it is something that is happening right now.