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Bigger share of blame for ethanol?

By Unknown #2 July 7, 2008
Hardly anyone doubts that the rise in food costs can be linked in part to the biofuel boom, but a new study conducted by the World Bank and until now supressed points a lion share of the blame on the rush to convert food crops to biofuels such as ethanol. The study' estimates that biofuels are responsible for driving the global price of food up by a whopping 75%. Read more...
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Bold move by the EPA

By Unknown #2 July 28, 2008
Wow, almost no one expected this: the EPA announced last week what is in effect a total ban on the pesticide carbofuran. Read more...
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