Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Cars are literally eating our lunch

IPS – Biofuels Converting U.S. Prairielands at Dust Bowl Rates | Inter Press Service: "Numerous incentives have encouraged the ploughing of grasslands. The federal system of financial payments to grain farmers has long encouraged conversion of grasslands to farms, but in recent years new subsidies for corn ethanol and other biofuel production have significantly stepped up this inducement."