Bioethanol: the other manufacturers fight back

Bioethanol: the other manufacturers fight back

This morning the NZ Herald (http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/1/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10455317&ref=rss) reports that car firms are warning of biofuel fire risks and that it will damage a million Japanese imports. That would be why I didn’t receive self-congratulatory press releases from some of the manufacturers yesterday. But they’re not addressing the fundamental problem of biofuel: to produce enough to make any real difference you’d have to convert all the world’s agricultural land to grow biomass to convert to ethanol. You can’t have your cake and eat it – I mean, how would you create the flour?

strawberry_cake

This morning the NZ Herald (http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/1/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10455317&ref=rss) reports that car firms are warning of biofuel fire risks and that it will damage a million Japanese imports. That would be why I didn’t receive self-congratulatory press releases from some of the manufacturers yesterday. But they’re not addressing the fundamental problem of biofuel: to produce enough to make any real difference you’d have to convert all the world’s agricultural land to grow biomass to convert to ethanol. You can’t have your cake and eat it – I mean, how would you create the flour?

strawberry_cake

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