The Ethanol Hoax: How The U.S. Is Losing Its Edge

<p>In transportation, energy, and green technology the U.S. is falling behind, writes Nicholas Von Hoffman.</p>
April 20, 2007, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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The United States sticks with its climate-warming, congested and inefficient Eisenhower-era transportation system...Americans, who seem to spend an ever greater percentage of their waking hours bragging about how much better they are than everybody else, have not noticed they are falling behind...The global-warming naysayers would have us believe there is a one-shot, magic cure that will preserve the earth in a coolly livable form without our having to do anything or change our ways or spend any money. For the time being the magic cure is ethanol."

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Published on Monday, April 9, 2007 in The Nation
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