From H.W. Wilson's website: Focuses on the topic of the upcoming National High School Policy Debate (an annual tournament involving students nationwide), which questions whether the U.S. federal government should dramatically increase alternative energy incentives.Thata#39;s because making ethanol takes a lot of energy, both to grow the corn and, even more important, to run the fermentation ... Exactly how much energy it takes has been the subject of intense academic debate in various journals during the last few years. ... In fact, Polasky says, the fossil fuels needed to raise and harvest corn and produce ethanol are responsible for significant carbon emissions.
|Title||:||U.S. National Debate Topic 2008-2009|
|Publisher||:||Hw Wilson Company - 2008|