Biofuel fears are 'scaremongering'

January 2008
Commercial Motor;1/31/2008, Vol. 207 Issue 5265, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the disagreement of Colin Hygate, managing director (MD) of environment group Green Fuels, on a report by the Great Britain Environmental Audit Committee which claimed that the drive to produce more biofuel is producing widespread deforestation and high food prices as more land is used to grow biofuel crops. He stated that the deforestation was caused by the rush by some countries to produce biofuel on the same scale as fossil fuels. He explained that biofuel in Great Britain is made using sustainably sourced vegetable oils.


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