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Ethanol Not Good for the World's Poor

Posted by Jeff Dircksen - November 01, 2007

Apparently, a surge in demand for biofuels could have negative consequences for the poor in various Third World countries. The BBC reports on a warning from Oxfam that "poor farmers risk being forced off their land as industrial farmers cash in on the biofuel bonanza."

Ethanol: the fuel that sticks it to everyone.

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