I receive the eco-economy updates from the Earth Policy Institute, and thought I’d put the latest one on my blog. I find it difficult to evaluate these updates, but they sound interesting when I read through them nonetheless.
Earth Policy Institute
Eco-Economy Update 2007-3
For Immediate Release
March 21, 2007
MASSIVE DIVERSION OF U.S. GRAIN TO FUEL CARS IS RAISING WORLD FOOD PRICES
Lester R. Brown
If you think you are spending more each week at the supermarket, you may be right. The escalating share of the U.S. grain harvest going to ethanol distilleries is driving up food prices worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »