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Thursday, November 13, 2008
Another Problem with Ethanol
Sigh. Meanwhile, many possible solutions to energy problems have their own problems. This article from Slate points out that ethanol won't reduce our dependence on foreign oil because it only replaces gasoline, while the demand for the other products of crude oil such as diesel, jet fuel, and asbestos are in increasing demand.