Berkeley-BP Deal Only Looks Worse Post-Spill

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The Daily Californian (2010)






The potential consequences for the environment and society of BP's funded research on biofuels at Berkeley are deeply disturbing. Many scientists have long predicted that the large-scale industrial boom in biofuels will be disastrous for farmers, the environment and consumers and now marine ecosystems.

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See: Big Oil Goes to College.

See: Investigate Research - Fri, Oct 22, 2010.

See: Report: UC Berkeley Research Influenced Too Heavily by BP - Mon, Oct 18, 2010.

See: Discussion of Bias Essential in Private Funding Debate - Mon, Aug 16, 2010.