If concerns over deforestation, food riots and increased carbon emissions aren't enough to turn you off biofuels, perhap this will work: the price of a pint of beer is about to increase and once again that pesky ethanol is to blame.
The problem is particularly acute in Australia - where beer is a staple apparently - because the drought has combined with a global shift away from barley and towards fuel crops to drive up prices.
Expect prime minister John Howard's opposition to Kyoto to soften any day now. If there is one thing that Howard's core supporter can't stand (besides losing at rugby) it's expensive beer.
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