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Big oil rolls out ads claiming ethanol is worse for the climate

'Mandating corn for ethanol doubles greenhouse-gas emissions compared to gasoline over 30 years,' it says



CLIMATE change has a new evangelist: big oil.

In its bid to roll back government mandates for the use of biofuels, petroleum producers have run out a series of arguments: it harms engines; it raises food costs; it's bad for boats; and the mandate is government...

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