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By Robert Rapier on Sep 8, 2006 with no responses

Venture Beat Article

A while back I was contacted by a reporter from Venture Beat regarding my criticisms of Vinod Khosla. A back and forth e-mail exchange ensued between the reporter, Mr. Khosla, and myself. That exchange has been documented in a story at Venture Beat: The Oil Drum Debate, Round 1 There were 3 issues in question during this particular exchange: 1). The energy balance of gasoline versus ethanol.2). Whether Brazil had displaced 40% of their petroleum with ethanol.3). Whether ethanol is cheaper to produce than gasoline. When reading through the exchange, I think you will note how Mr. Khosla has difficulty answering the questions put to him. Even in the case of Brazil, in which he has made claims that are… Continue»