Poor Protest Against Eco Effects
Demand for eco-friendly bio-fuels in the US is being blamed for a massive rise in the price of corn in Mexico. The recent 400 per cent increase in the price of a tortilla has driven thousands of Mexico's poorest people onto the streets in protest...
Since the surge in the cost of tortillas, many are spending up to a third of their income on the flat breads.
UPDATE: Mercia Rising (a good looking new blog) brings us news of the environmental horrors of “renewable” palm oil fuel