Now showing items 1-4 of 4

  • [2010-05-27] Brazil pushes to expand ethanol industry with multiple international deals 

    NotiSur writers
    Brazil's government has been aggressively promoting its ethanol industry, seeking to capitalize on high fuel costs by selling the fuel derived from various crops like corn and sugar. In the drive to triple the volume of ...
  • [2010-05-27] Central America caught in the changing political and moral environment of ethanol 

    NotiCen writers
    One of the outcomes of US President George W. Bush's recent trip to Latin America was a rare convergence of opinion between London's The Economist and Havana's Fidel Castro. The newspaper could not resist calling Castro ...
  • [2010-05-27] Region embrances ethanol; a CAFTA complication 

    NotiCen writers
    In its desperate search for solutions to skyrocketing energy costs (see NotiCen, 2005-06-16), Central America may have stumbled upon an alternative that could end up costing even more. The production of ethanol, a plant-based ...
  • [2012-05-02] What Is the Outlook for Non-Food Based Biofuels? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    A worsening drought in South America has caused downward revisions to corn production estimates, while Brazil continues to struggle with a shortfall in last year's sugarcane crop. Last month, the new director of the ...