Category Archives: Minerals

Perspectives on Coal

Is coal the fuel of the past, the present or the future?  The answer may depend on where you are. You rarely hear about coal now in the UK.  Before World War 1 the UK produced almost 300 million tonnes … Continue reading

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The Price of Oil and the Price of Food

The price of oil has long had an influence on the price of food.  The recent rapid expansion of biofuel production has made the relationship both more significant and more complex. Effect of an Increase in the Price of Oil … Continue reading

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