Obama Seeks To Reset Relationship With Brazil

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When President Barack Obama lands in this modern city in Brazil's high plains, he will be looking to reset a relationship with an emerging economic power that even without being hostile has annoyed Washington with its independent ways. Full Story
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“Did U plug the damn hole yet?”

Since: Jan 08

Rowlett, TX

#49 Mar 21, 2011
DavidPaulo wrote:
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Brazil doesn´t use corn to produce ethanol. it uses sugarcane. Also, we have food to export to other countries. We're not starving.
Those brown people in Brazil are cutting down the rain forest for land to grow that sugarcane.

Meaning that they create more pollution to make the fuel than it reduces when we put it in our cars.

Since: Sep 08

Rochester, NY

#51 Mar 21, 2011
Mac-7 wrote:
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Those brown people in Brazil are cutting down the rain forest for land to grow that sugarcane.
Meaning that they create more pollution to make the fuel than it reduces when we put it in our cars.
Gee,Don't tell the tree huggers that! They don't even know that ethanol pollutes more and gets worst mileage than regular gas.It is just another way the liberals can make money saying that they are going to save the planet and the fools that are the "green" party are clueless.

Since: Nov 10

Fortaleza, Brazil

#52 Mar 24, 2011
Mac-7 wrote:
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Those brown people in Brazil are cutting down the rain forest for land to grow that sugarcane.
Meaning that they create more pollution to make the fuel than it reduces when we put it in our cars.
can you please provide a link about this?

“Did U plug the damn hole yet?”

Since: Jan 08

Rowlett, TX

#53 Mar 24, 2011
DavidPaulo wrote:
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can you please provide a link about this?
It is well documented.

Google "slash and burn farming in Brazil."

Here is one report on the subject:

http://www.sprol.com/2005/06/slash-and-burn-a...

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