Forbes reviving old food vs fuel debate in light of E15

October 25, 2018 |

In Washington, Forbes magazine is reviving the food vs. fuel debate by sourcing a 2015 publication by controversial researcher Timothy Searchinger from the World Resources Institute’s website. The paper is quoted several times identifying the use of corn in ethanol as a misguided notion, such its diversion from food for fuel and alluding towards indirect land use change, even if the article doesn’t call the concept as such. The article says it seeks to make the year-round E15 policy “relevant” with the existing food system.

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