Wednesday, July 25, 2007

BioFuel debate

Food prices are rising...
At the same time, food is being used to produce bio-fuels.
How is that impacting on food supplies for the poorer people in the world.

One such bio-fuel is BioEthanol.
Have you seen this for sale ?

"BioEthanol is produced from a wide variety of agricultural produce, including forest residue, sugar cane, sugar beet and grain, making it a totally renewable and sustainable fuel source. When mixed in high volumes with low volumes of petrol, a potent yet environmentally friendly fuel, known as BioEthanol E85 is created.

Unlike traditional fossil fuels such as petrol and diesel, the consumption of BioEthanol E85 does not significantly raise atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2), the greenhouse gas that, according to scientific research, contributes to global warming. This is because the emissions that are released during driving have already been cancelled out by the amount of CO2 that was removed from the atmosphere, through nature's photosynthesis process, when the crops for conversion to bioethanol were grown."

More to come in September...

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