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Unpalatable idea could solve future food and fuel shortages - COMMENT UPDATE

A project that marries food production to energy from waste (EfW) plants was promoted this week at the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management conference. PhD researcher Liam Devany described his scheme as a new synergy between alien sectors. He sees it as a solution to possible future food and fuel shortages, with the added benefit that it is a natural cycle that is carbon neutral. The radical idea puts fish and vegetable farming next to EfW plants, ...