Claim: Ethanol not a major factor in reducing gas prices

If you have stopped at a gas station recently, there is a good chance your auto has consumed fuel with ethanol blended into it. Yet the price of gasoline is not substantially affected by the volume of its ethanol content, according to a paper co-authored by an MIT economist.

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050

The nonprofit National Research Council (NRC) recently issued a report on how America can reduce its petroleum, or gasoline, use and greenhouse gas emissions by vehicles by 2050.