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The corn-ethanol carbon balance argument again

There is an interesting video on Climate Central about the amount of carbon dioxide produced when ethanol is made from corn grown in the mid-West of the US. Hard to tell who is right in this debate (if any one is) the different premises are all important and few people seem to try and compare […]

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Biofuel, climate change and poverty: three sides of a triangle

In an interview with Reuters, UNDP Administrator Kemal Dervis, who runsa development network covering 166 countries, called for coordinationto cope with spikes in food prices and an integrated strategy fordevelopment and climate change.He makes a number of good points.

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A problem of mis-attribution, Climate Progress

A couple of days ago I linked to Climate Progress a blog which I mistakenly attributed to David B. Benson who regularly comments on this blog. Climate Progress is in fact Joseph Romm’s blog. Apologies to both.

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A view from the Heathrow climate camp on Biofuels

Here is a view on why biofuels could actually be bad for the planet from a person at the Heathrow Climate camp. Do you think she’s right, please let me know.

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