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13th June 2008, 09:30 PM
(automatically updated/inserted from The Big Biofuels Blog)

Des Moines Register has a piece about the way that moves to reduce the ethanol mandate in the US could reduce the amount of investment in cellulosic ethanol (http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080613/BUSINESS01/806130398/1030/).

To which I say: Duh. well yes if its done wrong I guess it could

The article by Philip Brasher has some useful numbers on the effect of biofuels on food prices which are quoted below. While none are large themselves, they do add up to quite a big proportion of the increases in food prices.

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