Wishful thinking is no magical energy elixir

Taylor, Jerry; Van Doren, Peter
March 2007
Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;3/9/2007, Issue 323681, p31
The author reflects on the propositions of U.S. President George W. Bush and Congressional Democrats to use ethanol as an alternative energy sources in the U.S. He said that ethanol is enormously expensive and wasteful but Bush and the Democrats claimed that it has the potential to solve every economic, environmental and foreign policy problem. He added that ethanol will lead to energy independence and if it has commercial merit there is no need for a subsidy.


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