Posted by: Disillusioned | January 23, 2010

One quarter of US grain crops fed to cars – not people

“The grain grown to produce fuel in the US [in 2009] was enough to feed 330 million people for one year at average world consumption levels,” said Lester Brown, the director of the Earth Policy Institute, a Washington thinktank ithat conducted the analysis.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/22/quarter-us-grain-biofuels-food

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