MSNBC’s Alex Witt and Lou Ann Hammond discuss President Bush’s Brazilian ethanol agreement during his exploratory trip to South America.

Corn ethanol gets 75% of the energy that gasoline gets, while cellulosic ethanol gets 91 percent.

There is no such thing as an alternative fuel. We need every fuel source we have.

We are a brilliant nation. We have the ability, the science and the technology to be self-sufficient. Now we need the will.