View Full Version : A christmas thought

25th December 2007, 09:11 PM
(automatically updated/inserted from The Big Biofuels Blog)

Let's reduce pressure on world food stuffs (http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2007/1000733/index.html)as soon as we can. According to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation in mid December...
Currently 37 countries worldwide are facing food crises due to conflict and disasters. In addition, food security is being adversely affected by unprecedented price hikes for basic food, driven by historically low food stocks, droughts and floods linked to climate change, high oil prices and growing demand for bio-fuels(my emphasis). High international cereal prices have already sparked food riots in several countries.The FAO also said earlier in December that

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