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Controversy on Discounting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

On March 13, Sens. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) along with 10 others …

California Proposes Numbers for Indirect Land Use Change Emissions

California issued a staff report last week for its “Proposed Regulation to Implement the Low …

New Studies Question Cellulosic Biofuels

A new study from MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change …

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 …

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 …