December 9, 2023

Growing Ethanol Maybe Be Hazardous to Your Health

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*Editor’s Note* – Below is a snippet and link to an article written by Jonah Goldberg, senior editor of National Review. Goldberg does a great job of exposing the realities of producing bio-fuels, from food sources, and its net negative effect on creating, not reducing, carbon emissions. This is all great, if you buy into the concept that man-caused carbon emissions are causing the planet to warm up.

What’s not mentioned in this piece, which I think is the bottom line, is what has been the result in the cost of gasoline at the pump through all of this? As a whole, I don’t believe people give a rat’s petootie about which is better for the planet. Yes, they may voice opinions about carbon dioxide and saving the planet, and all that, but the bottom line is how much that gasoline costs. After all, gas prices are directly proportional to the cost of all goods.

We are experiencing relatively low gasoline prices. Why? Is it because of shale production, of which Goldberg says has put the U.S. in a position of having greater oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, or is the price lower because of the admixture of ethanol? Or maybe something else? Maybe none of this matters. Maybe the Government intends to continue to use food to produce ethanol in order to reduce the food supply to better control the masses, including death by starvation.

A new study from the University of Michigan confirms what pretty much everyone knew all along. Researchers found that biofuels actually create more greenhouse gases than simply using petroleum, because plants only absorb a fraction of the carbon dioxide released by burning the fuels in the first place. Moreover, ethanol production and distribution is energyintensive,throwing off evenmore greenhouse gases.”<<<Read More>>>