IowaWatch Connection: Turning Garbage Into Gas

What if we could turn our everyday trash into fuel that could power our cars? That time is closer than you think, and Iowa is on the forefront of this new technology. It’s called “trashanol”, turning garbage into gas.

Corn Ethanol May Heighten Food Scarcity for World’s Poor

Ethanol production in the United States may contribute to shrinking food stocks and rising food prices, experts warn. Following the food crisis of 2008, experts say the increasing dedication of crops to fuel may lead to future malnutrition and starvation around the globe.