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New Studies Support Cellulosic Ethanol

A team of researchers led by Jason Hill and David Tilman at the University of …

Biofuels and Irreversible Climate Change

Last week, the paper Irreversible climate change because of carbon dioxide emissions was published in …

Biofuels Are a Priority Says USDA's Tom Vilsack

Today, USDA’s new Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack discussed his priorities in a conference call with …

I Say Sustainable, You Say...

The Guardian newspaper reported last week that environmental activist and reporter George Monbiot had successfully …

Comparing Energy Sources

Stanford University Professor Mark Z. Jacobson recently published a new paper in the journal Energy …

Nominate a Fellow Bio-Techie for Biotech Humanitarian Award

Know anyone who is this close to the next big breakthrough in biofuels? Ending dependence …

Setting the Record Straight

I was pleased to read AP reporter Deborah Jian Lee’s story on Jan. 12, saying …

The Biofuels Update

Yesterday I was sitting around wondering what I was going to write about today, searching …

Europe to Study Indirect Land Use

The European Parliament on Dec. 17 adopted amendments to the Renewable Energy Sources Directive, raising …

Yes, Virginia

One of the most strikingly circular arguments put forward to support inclusion of current estimates …