Palm oil

Palm oil can be used to generate ethanol. Ethanol can run 90% of Brazil’s new cars, and a car run on ethanol produces 50% of the emissions of a standard petrol car.

However, the forests that palm oil are collected from are also home to orangutans and causing habitat loss there.

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