‘Ethanol debate has much historical context’

“The debate is raging again as corn prices rise, food inflation grows and riots erupt across the globe. One set of parameters for the current debate was set earlier this month by Princeton University researcher Tim Searchinger, who wrote in the Washington Post: “Biofuels have grown rapidly, from consuming 2 percent of world grain and virtually no vegetable oil in 2004 to more than 6.5 percent of grain and 8 percent of vegetable oil last year.”

read it here:

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20110227/BUSINESS03/102270322/1029/BUSINESS&odyssey=mod%7Cdnmiss%7Cmoney

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One response to “‘Ethanol debate has much historical context’

  1. Ethanol another government screwup like CFL bulbs.

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