[FoRK] Four more years...
Dr. Ernie Prabhakar
drernie at radicalcentrism.org
Wed Dec 17 11:06:27 PST 2008
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.
> 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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