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A salutory lesson in fuel efficiency

I’ve just been given a salutory lesson in fuel efficiency on my way back from a week’s holiday. I took the holiday after filming for a week in the US for my employer ICIS around the NPRA’s recent convention in San Antonio, Texas. You can see the output at ICIS TV. Granted that I got […]

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US ethanol production almost exactly matches traffic jam wastes

US ethanol production at 5 billion gals last year almost exactly matches the volume of gasoline used by US drivers waiting in traffic jams in 2003, according to No Impact Man. So that’s 20% of the US corn crop spent keeping people’s engines ticking over.

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