[FoRK] Four more years...

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar drernie at radicalcentrism.org
Wed Dec 17 11:06:27 PST 2008


Hi Adam,

On Dec 17, 2008, at 10:58 AM, Adam L Beberg wrote:
> ... of the ethanol scam and 99% of our food being corn. At least  
> this will help the stress on wall street - all those bankers getting  
> big checks not to grow food will help.

Um, am I missing something? I thought Vilsack "got" the fact that we  
need ethanol from cellulosic sources to make a real difference.

-enp

> Mr. Vilsack, like the president-elect, is a strong advocate of  
> combating global warming and developing alternative sources of  
> energy. He was the co-chairman of a task force last year on climate  
> change for the Council on Foreign Relations, which recommended  
> phasing out subsidies for mature biofuels, including corn-based  
> ethanol, as well as reducing tariffs on imported biofuels like  
> Brazilian sugar ethanol.


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