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24951. 03/06/2008
   
02/06/2008 (CNN) - It wasn't so long ago that biofuels were being heralded as the savior of the planet and a thoroughly green solution to our climate woes. But fair winds have been replaced by persistent storms of criticism. But is it justified? Principal Voices has spoken to three people -- an economist, a scientist and an environmental campaigner -- at the heart of the biofuels debate. Here, they have their say on biofuels. Have yours at bottom of the page.
24952. 03/06/2008
   
02/06/2008 (Thaindian News), London - A report in New Scientist has determined that tropical forests in Indonesia and Malaysia are being axed in favour of palm oil.
24953. 02/06/2008
   
02/06/2008 (The Star Online) - MOST oil palm plantation companies in Malaysia have successfully locked in crude palm oil (CPO) prices at above RM3,000 per tonne under their forward sales policy this year.
24954. 02/06/2008
   
02/06/2008 (The Star Online) - HUGE investment funds are driving up prices of commodities, said US Senator Joseph Lieberman, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee recently.
24955. 02/06/2008
   
02/06/2008 (The Star Online) - CONCERNS by economists and analysts that rising costs, coupled with the new political scenario, might severely impact many of the local listed companies’ performance appear unsubstantiated, going by their first quarter results.
24956. 02/06/2008
   
01/06/2008 (Global Politician) - Kuala Lumpur has been hard put these days on account of scarcity in essential commodities, particularly rice. As a result, Asian commodity and currency markets could be plunged into chaos after the Malaysian government threatened to abandon standard trading channels in favor of bartering palm oil for rice.
24957. 02/06/2008
   
01/06/2008 (Scoop Independent News, New Zealand) - Jeff Bradley, a staff writer with Deforestation Watch, has been writing about current affairs for fifteen years. Deforestation Watch was established to drive sustainability mainstream. Striving to be a center of green news, solutions and all things green, we also help corporations looking for green guidance.
24958. 02/06/2008
   
31/05/2008 (The Economic Times), New Delhi - Bulls are running amok in Indian oilseed and corn futures in anticipation of a ban by the government soon. Since Indian contracts are rising at a time when the world market is cooling off, policies to control inflation may be actually stoking the fire in domestic oils and grain futures.
24959. 02/06/2008
   
02/06/2008 (The Bangkok Post) - Bio-hydrogenated diesel (BHD), a high-quality biodiesel suitable for blending to create a greener alternative fuel for vehicles, would be launched commercially after tests prove successful, said PTT Plc president Prasert Bunsumpun. Testing of the hydrogenation process to produce BHD from vegetable oil would be completed next year.
24960. 02/06/2008
   
30/05/2008 (Gulf Daily News), Dubai - Malaysia expects to grow its palm oil exports to the UAE by about 15 per cent this year as strong economic growth in the Gulf region pushes demand for edible oils higher, a senior Malaysian official said on Friday.
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