Search the Archive

Fuel and Food #891116

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 2008
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: Bill Weir) The implications of growing corn for ethanol fuel on rising food prices examined; statement from the finance ministers of India and Turkey and Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown against biofuels quoted. [Illinois corn grower Craig BUHROW†- says ethanol has used up the surplus.] [Earth Inst. At Columbia University Jeffrey SACHS†- says the whole world is saying stop!] [MF Global commodity research Rich FELTES†- explains the consequences.] [Renewable Fuels Assn. CEO Bob DINNEEN†- blames oil prices.]

Gibson, Charles;
Weir, Bill

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.