Sunday, April 20, 2008

The high price of ethanol

Farmers around the world are plowing under their wheat fields to make way for corn and soybeans--to make way for ethanol, the new 'silver bullet' solution to the world's oil crisis. When will we notice that there is no such thing as a one-stop solution?

The implications? Food riots in Egypt (among other countries). And it's hitting home right here in the Bay Area, read more here about how SF bakeries are beginning to feel the crunch too.

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