11/24/2010

Al Gore’s Green Blasphemy

Gore:  "...Ethanol definitely has an impact on food prices"  Thank you Mr. Wizard!
Rich Trzupek on Nov 23rd, 2010

Back in 1994, vice-president of the United States Al Gore cast the tie-breaking vote that started us on the long road of taking American farms out of food production and converting them to fuel production. While conservatives and libertarians argued at the time that subsidizing ethanol production made no economic or environmental sense, Gore and his green allies were certain that bio-fuels would solve all the nation’s woes. Sixteen years later, Mr. Gore has apparently seen the light, admitting that America’s rush to embrace corn ethanol has been something of a mistake.

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