This means there is less food available for consumption.
Food prices rise.
Governments get toppled, and a western-backed authoritarian regime in Tunisia gets replaced with an Islamic authoritarian regime.
But at least we can feel good about ourselves in having gasoline that is 10% ethanol. Never mind that it takes more regular gas to make the same amount of ethanol.
what you write is untrue
most of the energy to produce ethanol comes from
coal or natural gas.
the petroleum to ethanol energy gain
is more than six to one