UN Frogs and Ethanol
"It's a crime against humanity to convert agricultural productive soil into soil producing foodstuff which will be burned into bio-fuel. It is a crime against humanity. And I ask that this thing, this proposition, to create a moratorium that the UN prohibits for five years this transformation, this substitution."
A child that dies from hunger is assassinated.
Even though he is from Switzerland, it is apparent that Mr. Ziegler leans too far to the French side. He really needs to get out of the ivory tower that is the UN and try to make it in the free market of ideas, rather than try to make broad pronouncements.
Unfortunately, the French have no word for "entrepreneur".
Maybe we need a moratorium for five years on French-speaking UN officials saying things they have no knowledge about.