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Alternative fuels

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{Nature_and_Environment.92.1}: ... {wren1111} Fri, 13 Apr 2007 20:09:00 CDT (HTML)

How Biofuels Could Starve the Poor "http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20070501faessay86305/c-ford-runge- benjamin-senauer/how-biofuels-could-starve-the-poor.html"

Summary: Thanks to high oil prices and hefty subsidies, corn-based ethanol is now all the rage in the United States. But it takes so much supply to keep ethanol production going that the price of corn - - and those of other food staples -- is shooting up around the world. To stop this trend, and prevent even more people from going hungry, Washington must conserve more and diversify ethanol's production inputs.

Corn-based ethanol not cheap, not green "http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/opinion/311225_ethanol12.html"

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