Practically Speaking

Kyle and her husband moved to Brookfield in 1986. She became active in local politics and started blogging in 2004. Her focus is primarily on local issues but often includes state and national topics, too. Kyle looks at things from the taxpayers' perspective in a creative, yet down to earth way, addressing them from a practical point of view.

Global food prices rise 75%, far more than US says

Did you see Report Blames Biofuels for Food Crisis, A Report Leaked To The Guardian Newspaper Blames Biofuels For Food Shortage

The report came out over last weekend, and it "contradicts U.S. government estimates that plant-derived fuels have contributed less than 3 percent to food-price increases," and "It wil add pressure on governments in Washington and Europe, which have turned to biofuels to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and reduce their dependence on imported oil."

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