Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Biofuels are killing rainforests

This, too, from New Scientist:Forests paying the price for biofuels . It seems that government mandated use of palm oil and such in industrial heating and in power plants is killing off the native habitat of the orangutan, as well as wiping out huge swaths of other crucial rainforests. So...

What was that thing about a law of unintended consequences?

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