Why Ethanol Alone Won’t Solve U.S. Energy Problems

Although it’s debatable whether transforming a percentage of the U.S. corn crop into ethanol is responsible for recent hikes in global food prices, even the most enthusiastic industry supporter must admit that, in the long run, domestically-produced ethanol is not a viable substitute for 100% of the crude oil currently being imported.

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U.S. Ethanol Production and World Hunger

Is the United States starving the world to save its citizens from high energy costs? Is processing corn into ethanol lowering global food supplies and leaving people hungry elsewhere?

There have been numerous attempts to link worldwide food inflation with U.S. attempts to lower oil imports through increasing production of ethanol. Most of these . . . → Read More: U.S. Ethanol Production and World Hunger