Saturday, April 12, 2008


You know, I had a gut reaction to biofuel a few years ago. Everyone was jumping on the ethanol bandwagon, claiming that corn based fuel will save us all. But it seemed so wrong. We EAT corn. Millions of people don't have enough to eat. Why would we put FOOD in our cars? Wouldn't it be easier to, you know, drive a little less?

According to a recent article in TIME, I'm right. "...biofuels pit the 800 million people with cars against the 800 million people with hunger problems."

We've all experienced the rising costs of fuel the last few years. And now we're seeing a rise in the cost of food. These things are not unrelated.

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