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Clouding Assumptions

Science magazine this week published an exchange between Vinod Khosla, the venture capitalist who has …

EPA Drafting Rules on International Land Use Change

The U.S. EPA is expected to release a proposed rulemaking for implementing the lifecycle analysis …

High Food Prices Hurt Consumers and Biofuels Companies

Yesterday, the New York Times wrote: “A United Nations food agency called on Tuesday for …

This Week in Science

A group of preeminent academics put forward a policy proposal on regulating the development of …

What Do You Know, Oil Does Cause Land Use Change

In a recent post, I questioned the apparent assumption in the current debate over greenhouse …

Life Cycle Analysis, International Land Use Change and Uncertainty

Bruce Dale, University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Michigan State University, shared this presentation …

Does Oil Cause Indirect Land Use Change?

I’ve been paying a lot of attention recently to new analyses attempting to model carbon …

2008 is a Good Year for Algae

And we’re not just talking about sushi here.  According to Greentech Media 2008 has been …

10 Questions for POET on Ethanol

earth2tech emailed 10 questions to POET’s CEO, Jeff Broin. Ranging from, Do you favor one …

More Models to Measure Land Use Change

As the U.S. EPA and California’s Air Resource Board seek to implement their respective Renewable …