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Corn Report

The Oregonian:
Last year, the U.S. produced more than 9 billion gallons of biofuels, almost all corn ethanol, using a quarter of the nation's corn crop. The fuel displaced enough petroleum gasoline to power 2.1 million cars. But it reduced greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. transportation sector by less than 1 percent, the Congressional Budget Office estimates.
So if we converted every single kernel of corn on US soil into ethanol we wouldn't even get a 4% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions? Time to try something else.
06.09.2009 |