Study says tree planting for biofuels could lead to death from ozone inhalation

March 5, 2013 |

In Germany, research led by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology suggests that increased planting of trees such as eucalyptus, willow and poplar near urban areas for biofuel can lead to human deaths due to increased ozone inhalation. The study says that by 2020, as many as 1,400 deaths could be attributable to ozone inhalation.

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