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Corn Growers Try to Understand Indirect Land Use Change

The National Corn Growers Association’s recent “Land Use: Carbon Impacts of Corn Based Ethanol 2009” …

Energy Matters

Some say growth in the biofuel industry can play a significant role in fueling this …

Environmentalists Want to “Stick” It to Farmers

Jason Hill of the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment wrote recently in the …

Why ILUC Theory Bears No Resemblance to Reality

Iowa State’s Bruce Babcock has written a defense of the current economic equilibrium models used …

Strange Bedfellows Indeed

The Environmental Working Group, Friends of the Earth, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the National Marine …

Global Sustainable Bioenergy Initiative Discussed at World Congress

Professor Lee Lynd of Dartmouth, who is also the CSO of Mascoma, addressed a plenary …

New Biofuels Manifesto

University of Minnesota Professor David Tilman, Princeton University Visiting Scholar Tim Searchinger, Dartmouth Professor Lee …

The Case for Correct Logic

Michael Grunwald of Time Magazine recently published a new, rather self-serving article in the Washington …

The Facts of Life on Waxman-Markey

You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you …

Indirect Land Use Paradigm Change

A recent analysis by Iowa State University Biofuels Economist Robert Wisner argues that requirements for …