10 Mar '12, 11am

Newt Gingrich Mocks Algae but Forgets Reagan Supported It

Newt Gingrich Mocks Algae but Forgets Reagan Supported It

Instead of doing the politically advisable thing and letting go of his anti-science lampooning of President Obama's support for algae biofuels, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich renewed his smug critique of algae this week after winning the primary in his home state of Georgia. With his latest scoff-laden attacks at President Obama's mention of algae biofuel as a promising technological innovation, Newt Gingrich is in danger of coming off as ignorant of the Republican Party's history with algae biofuel and the legacy of one of the party's most revered conservatives. Gingrich's criticism stems from an energy policy speech given by President Obama on February 23 when the president highlighted, among other things, promising developments in algae biofuels. "If we can figure out how to make energy out of [algae], we'll be doing alright," Mr. Obama said. "We could re...

Full article: http://ecopolitology.org/2012/03/10/newt-gingrich-mocks-a...

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