The Debate on Clean Energy
While Michael Grunwald's cover story on the emerging ethanol industry was both chilling and truthful, it's damaging to demonize the global effort to develop clean fuels as "myth," "scam" and "hype" [April 7]. It is no myth that thousands of scientists and their teams are working feverishly to create biofuels from nonfood plants grown on land unsuitable for food production. The science is still young. We could not have landed on the moon without first launching a primitive plane at Kitty Hawk. But we will succeed.

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