The Global Biofuel Disaster





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Published on Dec 12, 2012

Mr. Jean Ziegler, the former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, repeatedly denounced biofuels as "a crime against humanity." Biofuels have raised the cost of fertilizer, farmland, and food all over the world, resulting in the deaths of millions of innocent people. Biofuels are a fraud because they are sold as being "green." In provable fact, biofuels have increased greenhouse gas release, water pollution and water shortages, deforestation, and topsoil erosion.

Biofuels are terribly energy inefficient and will never help us gain "energy independence" as our politicians promise. It takes so much fossil fuel energy to produce biofuels, and they do so much harm, that they are just not worth the effort. Biofuels are a money making scam and a crime against all of us, not a reasonable solution to any of our many problems.

Even if we used "every piece of wood on the planet, every piece of grass eaten by livestock, and all food crops, that much biomass could only provide about 30 percent of the world's total energy needs." - Dr. Timothy Searchinger, Princeton University

Our leaders seem to care more about the profits of ethanol manufacturers and the corporate farm lobby than they do about protecting the affordability and long term survivability of the human food supply. Food has become so expensive now that more and more Americans need food stamps just to survive. Please write your representatives in Congress and ask them why they wish to continue drilling for energy in the human food supply.

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