7.07.2008

Yay Biofuels!

"Biofuels have forced global food prices up by 75% - far more than previously estimated - according to a confidential World Bank report obtained by the Guardian."

The Guardian goes on to allege that "the report, completed in April, has not been published to avoid embarrassing President George Bush."

Please, when has the World Bank tried to avoid embarrassing President Bush? (See this news article from last year on how Paul Wolfowitz was forced to resign) Perhaps they are worried about embarrassing all of the leaders in the EU who are mandating biofuels (don't get me wrong, Bush is part to blame due to this Ethanol nonsense, which coincidently McCain has been on the other side...).

Read the whole thing from the Guardian.

1 comment:

Zachary said...

Journalism is no longer about telling people what happens, it's about telling people what journalists think about what happened.

So it goes