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Indirect Land Use Thoughts

Dear Colleagues: I have spent a lot of time the last few weeks trying to …

Linking Biotechnology, Chemistry & Agriculture for a better future

Interested in alternative energy sources? BIO’s World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing,¬†on April 27-30 …

Meet the Press (Or at least their editorial boards)

Recently two editorials were written by the NY Times and Washington Post concerning biofuels in …

Tilman clarifies study

Much of the media coverage of the recent Science Magazine studies made it clear that …

Is the Debate on Land Use Over?

The full implications of the German Marshall Fund and Nature Conservancy articles in Science and …

No land cleared for biofuels

One of the many flaws of the Science Magazine studies on biofuels and land use …

The Truth is Out There: But you have to look

Biofuels are great! There. I’ve been wanting to say that. And I say that not …

An Interesting Coincidence?

The papers published in Science two weeks ago continue to make headlines, as a quick …

Scientists Respond to Carbon Debt Issue

Reaction to the ScienceXpress articles by Searchinger et al. and Tilman et al. has focused …

The Truth is Out There

The journal Science published two papers: Use of U.S. Croplands for Biofuels Increases Greenhouse Gases …