George Bush spoke in his State of the Union address last night of dealing with America's 'addiction to oil'. One idea mooted was for an increased use of ethanol as an energy source. Brazil is one country increasingly using ethanol to power its vehicles. All this interest in ethanol is not new but it is gathering pace with the commodity market prices for sugar at a 25 year high according to an article in the Gulf Daily News http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=134033&Sn=BUSI&IssueID=28317 .
For more information on ethanol use in the United States go to http://www.michigan.gov/mda/0,1607,7-125-1566_1733_23370-38575--,00.html . For more information on ethanol use in Brazil try http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethanol_fuel_in_Brazil .
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