Running cars on biofuels can be unethical
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Identify the external costs and external benefits that result from the use of biofuels as a partial source of fuel for drivers in the developed world.
Analyse the impact on the market for petrol of the increased use of biofuels.
With reference to the article, discuss whether the growing use of biofuels increases or reduces the external costs of driving in the developed world.
Discuss the extent to which governments in the developed world need to adopt policies to reduce demand for driving as opposed to introducing biofuels to reduce the overall environmental impact.