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By Robert Rapier on Jan 23, 2008 with 1 response

Now That’s an About Face!

It’s been almost two years now that 60 Minutes did a special on ethanol, in which Dan Rather was just bubbly with enthusiasm. He had as a guest Berkeley Professor Dan Kammen, who heads up Berkeley’s Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL). (I frequently see visitors from RAEL showing up on my site meter). Anyway, Professor Kammen talked up the virtues of ethanol with Dan Rather, and also spoke very positively on ethanol in this article: Ethanol can replace gasoline with significant energy savings, comparable impact on greenhouse gases Boy, that takes me back. You have to love the appeal to authority: Knowledgeable venture capitalists already are putting money behind ethanol and cellulosic technology, as witnessed by recent investments by… Continue»