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Environmentalists discover biofuels are a bad idea

Looks like at least some environmentalists finally realized that people have to eat,

Turning plant matter into liquid fuel or electricity is so inefficient that the approach is unlikely ever to supply a substantial fraction of global energy demand, the report found. It added that continuing to pursue this strategy — which has already led to billions of dollars of investment — is likely to use up vast tracts of fertile land that could be devoted to helping feed the world’s growing population.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/29/science/new-report-urges-western-governments-to-reconsider-reliance-on-biofuels.html

 

I look at this and what I see is that once again we have the horrific results of waste. We live in a world where many go hungry and starve for basic foodstuffs, but instead of devoting resources to actually improving the lot of our fellow man, our government allowed policy to be hijacked by people pursuing a false idea and the desire to be able to enforce that idea on the populace.

Even now we have our “Great Purveyor of Hope and Change” forcing this on the country

President Obama Announces Major Initiative to Spur Biofuels Industry and Enhance America’s Energy Security

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/08/16/president-obama-announces-major-initiative-spur-biofuels-industry-and-en

If the president wanted to enhance our energy security, he would get out of the way of the Keystone Pipeline, instead of wasting public money.  That is of course the green communist movement in a nutshell. Starve humans, and make false and misleading promises about future utopias.