Ted Rogers wrote:
> I continue to think that this kind of analysis is one of the tools
> that we will use to nail down what sustainability really is.
I certainly can agree that full energy accounting is essential to any
analysis of sustainability. The only surprise to me is that some
apparently believe that it isn't.
So Ted, please help get this dialogue going by taking a side on the
important issue of whether or not the embodied energy of the equipment
used to plant, harvest and otherwise process the corn must be included
in the Estimation the Net Energy Balance of Corn Ethanol. I have
already made public my position on this issue, and I think it is
essential that no assumptions be made about the assumptions that others
will make! Discussion of a specific case seems much more valuable than
-- Loren Muldowney firstname.lastname@example.org
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