In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
October 8-14, 2007

Cover story

Biofuels face obstacles on the road to sustainable energy

Biofuels will have to overcome several hurdles before they deliver genuinely sustainable energy

Simon Robinson/London

CONTRARY TO popular sentiment, biofuel will not be the silver bullet that gives the world cheap renewable fuel and independence from oil producers anytime soon. It might even engender dependence on parts of the developing world where the climate is particularly conducive to the production of biofuel.



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