Ethanol consumes one-quarter of corn crops
Tom Jackson | January 25, 2010

One fourth of our amber fields of grain is now used to create ethanol alcohol to power motor vehicles. And that’s twice as much as was produced in 2007. That’s good for the biofuels industry, which has built 80 new ethanol plants in recent years, but it’s also driven the price of food up all around the world.

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