Thursday, January 28, 2016

Upcoming PBS Documentary: The Ethanol Effect

David Biello, the long time energy and environment editor for Scientific American, is working on a documentary about corn ethanol that is to be released "coming in time for the 2016 elections". The film trailer calls it a civil war going on in the heartland on the family farm about corn grown to be burned. One of the questions he asks is "What pits agriculture against the environment?" and he pits "clean energy against clean water". Biello is working with Detroit Public Television on this hour-long documentary for PBS.

UPDATE: Now that I've seen the show, I've critiqued it here: Why I Give PBS Documentary "The Ethanol Effect" a Grade of C minus