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Is corn ethanol a good idea?

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Poll Results: 8,694 votes
49%
Yes, we need alternative fuels.
 
38%
No, corn should be for feeding people, not powering our cars.
 
13%
Other.
 



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Sue H.
Saturday December 26, 2015, 11:38 AM


Seems as though it was not.

Sue H.
Saturday December 26, 2015, 11:36 AM


Seems as though it was not.

Andrea A.
Saturday December 19, 2015, 3:41 AM


No, corn should be for feeding people, not powering our cars.

Janis K.
Thursday December 10, 2015, 5:19 AM


no

Andrea A.
Monday September 28, 2015, 8:53 AM


No, corn should be for feeding people, not powering our cars

John B.
Friday September 18, 2015, 9:44 AM


No.

Jo S.
Friday August 28, 2015, 2:06 PM


I don't think it's practical.

M.N. J.
Monday July 27, 2015, 1:29 AM


Corn isn't a sustainable fuel, as it turns out.

Union of Concerned Scientists link paraphrase: Ethanol made from waste is where we should be aiming
http://www.ucsusa.org/our-work/clean-vehicles/better-biofuels/truth-about-ethanol#.VbXqyu1Viko

Forbes link paraphrase: The UN has two major research papers telling us to stop growing corn for fuel
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2014/04/20/its-final-corn-ethanol-is-of-no-use/




Jo Recovering
Wednesday July 1, 2015, 3:50 PM


We need alternative fuels, but not corn, that is for feeding people.

Andrea A.
Tuesday April 14, 2015, 9:36 AM


No, corn should be for feeding people, not powering our cars



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