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More US Brazilian analysis

More US Brazilian analysis. There’s a well considered piece on the US Brazil relationship regarding biofuels on the Latin Business Chronicle.

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Interesting round up of Indian biodiesel activity

There’s an interesting round up of much Indian biodiesel activity over on a blog called Renewable Energy by Ajith Gopi It is Good to see India doing so much in this area. I wonder how the equilibrium between using crops for food or fuel is balancing out and how much could be available for export.

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Huffing and Puffing over Obama and biofuels

There’s plenty of huffing and puffing over at the Huffington Post about Sen Barak Obama and his policy on biofuels its ethanol man vs ozone man.

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Pan-American free-trade in ethanol

Brazil should be in a strong potion to argue for pan-American free-trade in ethanol when president Lula da Silva meets George W Bush in March. Laurens Rademakers says in Biopact  Making ethanol and biodiesel a globally traded alternative to petroleum is in everyone’s interest. And its pretty hard to disagree. Biopact has a pretty good […]

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Ethanol tech as an instrument of foreign policy

Ethanol technology is going to be used as an instrument of foreign policy, if a plan outlined tantalisingly on EnergyGrid comes to fruition. The US and Brazil could use ethanol as a way to counterbalance the might of Venezuela. Chavez is clearly the new Castro. But are they

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