Biodiesel: Ecological, but is it also economical?

07.09.2012                      20.Elul. 5772

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Biodiesel: Ecological, but is it also economical?

One of the reasons that corn, canola and soy are all becoming more expensive is that these crops are also being used now to produce biofuel.

Global food prices have been spiking again over the past few months. One of the reasons that corn, canola and soy are all becoming more expensive is that these crops are also being used now to produce biofuel – green alternatives to diesel and gasoline – due both to increased demand and the rising prices of these fossil fuels, and to regulations mandating a transition to biofuel, particularly in Europe….