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  • Letters: Biofuel debate
    Wednesday, 7 March 2007

    Sir: Some 20 years ago, I was one of a group of scientists gathered together by the Department of Energy (as was) to advise government on alternative energy sources. Biomass, and in particular bioethanol (because of the additional energy cost of dist...

  • Letters: Biofuel crops
    Tuesday, 6 March 2007

    My invitations to Brazil have been to discuss how such lignocellulosic feedstocks can be processed to yield such products. I have discussed with Brazilians the felling of the rainforest, and some have suggested that it would be appropriate for the re...

  • Tom Porteous: The refugees fleeing Iraq are our responsibility
    Tuesday, 6 March 2007

    Yet, at the beginning of 2007, the British had still given no support either to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), or to Jordan and Syria, the two countries which are currently bearing the main burden and who are both now acti...

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