Cycling Edinburgh’s Short Items

  • 08:12:45 am on February 25, 2008 | 0

    “BRAZIL’S President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said that land in the Amazon region will not be used for the production of biofuels.

    Mr Lula said Brazil was doing its part to combat ecological devastation in the Amazon brought on by logging and land-clearing for cattle and soy, but angrily denied accusations from critics in Europe that the sugarcane Brazil uses to produce ethanol could end up carpeting the planet’s largest forest.”

    Scotsman

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