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.



more >>
ICIS Chemical Business - ICIS Chemical Business From Our Own Correspondent
This blog records content for the From Our Own Correspondent column of ICIS Chemical Business ahead of publication. It is a series of works in progress. To read the definitive version of the column subscribe to ICIS Chemical Business on paper and on line

Insight

INSIGHT: To maintain competitiveness, Europe has to tackle energy
"Europe suffers from having a fragmented energy market with sharp cost differentials between member states and a lack of competition between suppliers more

VIDEO: ICIS special report - impact of lower crude oil prices

More...

We welcome your feedback. Please feel free to send us your comments on any aspect of this site. Click here to make your comments.