The Ethanol Effect
The Ethanol Effect is the newest hour-long special from the team behind Detroit Public Television’s Alfred I. DuPont/Columbia University Award-winning series Beyond the Light Switch.
From Iowa's farm fields to Washington's corridors of power, and from the algae-choked surface of the Great Lakes to the poisoned depths of the Gulf of Mexico, The Ethanol Effect investigates the human, environmental and political costs of growing and refining corn for ethanol in America.
Our guide through the tangled web of ethanol’s influence is David Biello. Follow Biello as he untangles the web of ethanol's unexpected influence on our daily in The Ethanol Effect.
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The Ethanol Effect The Ethanol Effect investigates the various costs of refining corn for ethanol in America.
Christopher Bausch, Director of Business Development at POET, explains the process of creating ethanol.
David Biello, Senior Reporter of Energy and Environment for Scientific American, explains the technology used to make ethanol.
Ethanol took center stage in Iowa last week. Originally aired on PBS Newshour 1/28/16.
How can ethanol change racing at Daytona 500? David Biello explores this question in this clip.
What's the problem with growing corn in Kansas? They're running out of water.
David Yepsen sets the scene regarding the power ethanol in the Iowa Caucuses.