The hype and investment around algae biofuels has not resulted in commercially viable biofuels. Worse yet, they distract attention and resources from more promising, less risky and proven solutions to climate and energy concerns, such as efficiency, solar and wind energy, relocalization, expanded public transportation, dietary shifts and regenerative agriculture.
Since taking office in January, Trump has shown himself to be a powerful ally of the fossil fuel industry, prioritizing their profits over the planet and people at every opportunity.
Americans eat at least 20 billion burgers a year. Producing all those burgers requires massive amounts of water, fuel, chemical fertilizers and pesticides.