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Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Biofuels and a dwindling water supply

By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
October 8, 2008

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AT LAST, many of the world's political leaders have begun to realize that diverting land and food crops to produce biofuels leads to higher food prices. But an equally important consequence of this policy folly is being largely ignored in the public and political debate: Producing biofuels will further deplete the world's already overtaxed water supply. (Full article: 694 words)

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