The campaign against climate change could be set back by the global food crisis, as foreign populations turn against measures to use foodstuffs as substitutes for fossil fuels...One factor being blamed for the price hikes is the use of government subsidies to promote the use of corn for ethanol production. An estimated 30% of America’s corn crop now goes to fuel, not food.Read the whole story here.
The issue of climate change is certainly an important one. However, the solution is notto try and salvage the commuter sprawl system by replacing oil with food.
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that "food is for eating, not for driving". Meaning that, using food to energize motor vehicles instead of humans essentially prioritizes the automobile ahead of the human.
What a strange set of standards we have.