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Ethanol Kills


We all know (because Al Gore put it in a slide show) that global warming might lead to starvation in third world countries in a hundred years or so. But anti-global warming policy is leading to starvation right now. The government-mandated demand for ethanol is driving up the cost of grain to catastrophic levels:

“The reality is that people are dying already,” said Jacques Diouf, of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). “Naturally people won’t be sitting dying of starvation, they will react,” he said.

The UN says it takes 232kg of corn to fill a 50-litre car tank with ethanol. That is enough to feed a child for a year. Last week, the UN predicted “massacres” unless the biofuel policy is halted.

Hat tip: Hit & Run

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    April 16, 2008 at 6:30 pm

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