Finally, some common sense! On Friday in the Guardian World Bank head Robert Zoellick was quoted while speaking at an IMF meeting, saying that “in the US and Europe over the last year we have been focusing on the prices of gasoline at the pumps. While many worry about filling their gas tanks, many others […]Read more "World Bank weighs in on ethanol"
This, dear friends, is a headline which should scare you. Â Last week’sÂ The EconomistÂ featured this rather alarmist (but accurate) headline on the cover. Â And you should all pay heed. Â Food is of course a benchmark for inflation, and among peoples in differing classes its price has served as a great equalizer. Â When food costs more, we […]Read more "The End of Cheap Food"
I am reading with increasing dismay about the steady march of Ethanol into the North American psyche as an alternative to buying fuel in the form of light, sweet crude oil from those mean, nasty Arabs. On the surface the idea behind biodiesel and ethanol is appealing and touches all of the perceived pain points […]Read more "Ethanol is an addiction we can do without…"