Current global food trends point to increased difficulties in feeding the world. A new study reveals that there won’t be enough food to feed the world by 2050. The USDA estimates that 101 million people – or nearly one in three Americans – are currently receiving food assistance of some kind.
Next time you fill your vehicle up at the gas pump, you may be contributing to increasing hunger problems in Guatemala.
Two recent developments warrant a reexamination of the fuel ethanol issue. First, on August 20, 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a call for comments on suspending the renewable fuel standard (RFS), sometimes known as the ethanol mandate: