BRAZIL LEARNS FROM EXPERIENCE TO CREATE A SUSTAINABLE AND STRONG BIOFUELS SECTOR

BY PACIFICA GODDARD

AS the price of petroleum climbs increasingly makes alternative energy sources such as biofuels sound increasingly attractive to many countries that had dismissed them in the past, Brazil, the largest consumer of ethanol in the world with over 30 years of experience developing their biofuels industry, has many lessons to offer.
The appeal of biofuels is that they offer an alternative to petroleum that could be more efficient, cheaper and better for the environment. However this rosy prospect has not been achieved without ...


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