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He needs to find an alternative biofuel to replace conventional petroleum products. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The main problem we face is that biofuels are not produced on a commercial scale. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And land not fit for food production can be used to grow crops for biofuel production. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Shell is also buying into a controversy over the conditions in which biofuels are produced. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All drivers will have to fill up more often because biofuels produce fewer miles per gallon. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Shell is also buying into an emerging controversy over the conditions in which biofuels are produced in poor countries. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Using conventional crops for biofuels also maintains arable production capacity and provides an easy option to return land to food production. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is also the promise of a second-generation biofuel industry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Second, farmers have been encouraged to set aside land for biofuel production. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Current production of biofuels uses about 1 per cent of global land available for agriculture. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the rush to produce biofuels, we have accidentally raised food prices. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is moving into eastern Europe with a facility to recycle poultry waste and a biofuel production line. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We're playing with all the chemical constituents and technologies to see just what we can make biofuels from. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Demand from consumers and food processors in Asia has soared and stocks have been diverted increasingly to biofuel production. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I Why biofuels could make matters worse timesonline. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That most biofuels are made from crops specially grown for their production should not blind policymakers to the existence of other, more efficient sources. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's powered by biofuel or gas, not wood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Using conventional crops for biofuels is not necessarily'food v fuel' but production for both food and fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The UK industry shows how it is possible to produce biofuels that deliver genuine greenhouse gas savings to the highest environmental standards. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Recent growth stems from biofuel production, which will increase after the company begins biodiesel processing at its Humberside plant. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Unlike conventional biofuel crops, such as maize and sugar cane, it does not compete for space needed to grow food. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the crop's yields were much lower than expected, while uncertainties over future government subsidies have put the brakes on the biofuels industry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The subsidy has led to the virtual collapse of Europe's biofuels industry at a time when governments are eager to support alternatives to fossil fuels. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A confidential report says the rush to produce biofuels is mostly to blame, pushing up prices by 75%. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The subsidy regime has led to the virtual collapse of Europe's domestic biofuels industry at a time when governments are eager to support alternatives to fossil fuels. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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