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World Bank blames biofuels for rising food prices

The World Bank’s Development Prospects Group blames biofuels for rising food prices. For me the key passages in the 21page pdf are these. The United States is the largest producer of ethanol from maize and is expected to useabout 81 million tons for ethanol in the 2007/08 crop year. Canada, China and theEuropean Union used […]

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World Bank’s Wolfowitz wants US ethanol tariff to go

Joining those who call for a removal of the US ethanol tariff is, Paul Wolfowitz, the president of the World Bank, according to Ethanol Brasil. Ethanol Brasil continues: Wolfowitz called for the US to remove the ethanol tariff in a statement came at a conference in London on financing low-carbon energy, and it will increase […]

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