A Grist special series on biofuelsSee HIGHLIGHT Health for an excellent discussion of the increased health risks associated with bioethanol as automobile fuel. Walter at HIGHLIGHT Health gives references to several articles and discusses both a predictive model for future air quality and the actual air quality in Brazil, where cars running on 100% ethanol have been around for some time.

© James K. Bashkin, 2007

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  1. Stu

    On a different note, I found this article http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?p=3225220 listing the greenest cities in the US. This shows that municipalities care about climate change. I guess the general population cares about the environment and global warming. My score on their calculator was 400 but at least I am trying. Here is the link to the website that published the list of cites and where the carbon calculator can be found: http://www.earthlab.com. The test took me like 5 minutes tops, and then maybe another 2 minutes to find the pledges I wanted. Pretty cool application.

  2. Stu, thanks for the links and comments. I look forward to checking them out. Best wishes, Jim

  1. 1 Bioethanol fuel ‘as big a health risk as gasoline’, published by Royal Society of Chemistry, research done at Stanford University « Chemistry for a sustainable world

    […] Related results from studies in Brazil, where ethanol has been used extensively as automobile fuel for over ten years, are discussed here. […]

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