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Friends of the Earth react to UN biofuels report

ENVIRONMENTAL CAMPAIGN group Friends of the Earth has issued its reaction to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s report on the impact of biofuels on food security.   The report, which came out yesterday (26th June) confirmed that the production of biofuel from crops is having a ‘significant and direct’ impact on food prices and…
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Drink AND Drive – Scots claim new fuel source

A DEAL has been signed to turn by-products from a Scottish distillery into fuel for cars. The Tullibardine distillery in Perthshire has linked up with Celtic Renewables a spin-out company from Napier University in Edinburgh to produce bio-fuel from the leftovers from the whisky manufacturing process.   Napier University's Biofuel Research Centre (BfRC) had used…
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Biofuel

Biofuel is an alternative fuel derived from biological material that has only just died (as distinct from a fossil fuel, which is created from much older organic material) primarily, photosynthetic plants.
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