Food First on cellulosic ethanol
Green Gold: Why cellulosic ethanol is a threat to farmers and the planet
By Annie Shattuck
Cellulosic ethanol has everyone from John McCain to the Natural Resources Defense Council excited with the promise of greening the planet and the economy in one stroke. … The irony of cellulosics however, is the unprecedented threat they pose to small farmers, the environment and our global carbon balance: the very things they pretend to protect.