The weird and not so wonderful world of biofuels

Business, Economics, Environment, Technology

The petrochemicals industry generally gets a bad press, but producers are unlikely to ever be charged with depriving the public of food. In fact, plastic packaging could go a long way to solving problems such as India’s – where 40% of food rots before it can be delivered.
Biofuels producers, however, although they have ostensibly stronger greener credentials, are locked in a row over food versus fuel. Visit Simon Robinson’s biofuels blog for some thought-provoking comments on this and other challenges facing this big boom industry.

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