The latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine features an interview with Brent Dewar, vice president of Chevrolet Global, in an article titled “Detroit Goes Green.”
In the article, Dewar is asked if biofuels will have a role to play in the future, and he answers:
Absolutely. Biofuels have a large role to play in part because they displace the demand of petroleum-based products and can be very cost-effective. It’s not electric versus biofuels versus gasoline versus diesel versus hydrogen. It’s all of the above. We have to find the energy, environmental and economic solution on a global basis. And there are lots of ways to make biofuel – it can be made out of the waste products, out of agricultural products, even garbage into cellulosic. The food-for-fuel debate was just totally misstated. We have farmers in America who were getting paid not to grow anything. The whole thing was just a misstatement of the fact.
The article is not available on line, but thanks to Growth Energy‘s Chris Thorne for letting us know about it. The October 29 issue should be available on newsstands.