The Economist writes that Khosla “wants to save the world from oil.”
Mr Khosla is particularly enthused by cellulosic ethanol, a highly efficient way of making fuel from agricultural waste.
Mr Khosla is convinced that this fuel is greener, cheaper, more secure than gasolineand this shift won’t cost the consumer, automakers or the government anything. There are undoubted attractions to ethanol. But making the switch will surely not be as easy or cheap as he suggests.