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  • noun Plural form of agrofuel.

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Examples

  • United States -- A diverse alliance of organizations published an open letter today in the U.S. and internationally warning of the dangers of industrially produced biofuels (called agrofuels by critics).

    Peak Oil News

  • United States -- A diverse alliance of organizations published an open letter [1] today in the U.S. and internationally warning of the dangers of industrially produced biofuels (called agrofuels by critics).

    Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

  • There, delegates delivered a near unanimous resolution calling for a halt in the use of large scale biofuels – or "agrofuels", as they prefer to call them.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • They insist that fuels such as biodiesel, bioethanol and proposed "second generation" fuels be termed "agrofuels," viewing their widespread use as a potential boon for global agribusiness corporations, with potentially devastating consequences for land-based peoples.

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  • Wow, this is like watching Mayor Creepy's meltdown, only on agrofuels:

    Bio-default (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • When fossil fuels are cheapest is when agrofuels would have their best chance to show a gain (because the percentage of the agrofuels 'cost that is driven by the fossil energy inputs would be the least).

    Bio-default (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Say, there's an idea: let's take the money that Oregon and the feds are shoveling into agrofuels that we know are (a) worse for the climate; (b) worse for hunger and food prices; (c) worse for soil conservation; and (d) worse for biodiversity and put it into R&D into energy conservation, efficiency, and labwork on things like algal biodiesel.

    Bio-default (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The bottom line is that agrofuels are a giant scam that would not exist outside the R&D lab if not for lobbying power to drive mandates (an infinite subsidy -- you are forced to buy a product that has negative value) and subsidies (cash theft by agribiz).

    Bio-default (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • As the price of fossil fuels climbs, the fraction of agrofuels 'cost that is not fossil fuels keeps getting smaller and smaller.

    Bio-default (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • When oil was $20 a barrel, we were told that agrofuels would take off at $40/bbl; when oil was $40/bbl, agrofuels needed $60 oil, and so on, right up through $150/bbl oil.

    Bio-default (Jack Bog's Blog)

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