Monday, November 28, 2011

Biofuels policy needs rethink says UN expert;_ylc=X3oDMTNsZWd0bGJnBF9TAzEzNjk3MDUxBGFjdANtYWlsX2NiBGN0A2EEaW50bAN1cwRsYW5nA2VuLVVTBHBrZwMzZWJhMTE1Ny02NDk2LTNiYzctOGExNi0wN2YxYTc0ZTRiNTIEc2VjA21pdF9zaGFyZQRzbGsDbWFpbAR0ZX

Scarcity and degradation of land and water: growing threat to food security 28-11-2011

Biofuels part of problem.....

Washington Post "UN warns 25 pct of world land degraded but farm production must rise 70 pct to meet demand" BIOFUELS PART OF PROBLEM

"FAO’s director-general Jacques Diouf said increased competition over land for growing biofuels, coupled with climate change and poor farming practices, had left key food-producing systems at risk of being unable to meet human needs in 2050."

The Nation "UN aims to keep green efforts on pace with growth"

"The report, however, is suspicious of the use of biofuels made from corn, sugar cane, palm or rapeseed oil as renewable energy sources because of direct environmental and social impacts from land clearing and conversion."

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011

EU Plans Probe of U.S.Bioethanol Imports,Threatening Taxes

Thought the big plan was for ethanol to provide homegrown- wrapped-in-the flag energy for the U.S. Sounds like the ethanol scammers are making big profits exporting subsidized- by-taxdollars ethanol.