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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Turning Food Crops to Fuel Poses Global Danger


“Each year, an ever larger portion of the world’s crops — cassava and corn, sugar and palm oil — is being diverted for biofuels as developed countries pass laws mandating greater use of nonfossil fuels and as emerging powerhouses like China seek new sources of energy to keep their cars and industries running.” (New York Times)

Politicians know best.

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“Ethanol versus the Poor” by P. Gardner Goldsmith