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Industrial and Environmental Biotech Weekly Blog Roundup

In industrial biotechnology this week the Wall Street Cheat Sheet says algae is the next …

Visualizing the indirect effects of oil

It has been pointed out numerous times on this blog (here, here and here) that you …

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” …

Piping in the Tar Sands

Previously on this blog, I posed this question: Ethanol or Tar Sands? With Canada as …

Why ILUC Theory Bears No Resemblance to Reality

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

Indirect Land Use Paradigm Change

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

More Indirect Effects from Oil

In the California Air Resources Board (ARB) hearing on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard, the …

EPA Ready to Release Rules for RFS

The White House Office of Management and Budget has completed its review of the EPA’s …

A Bad Rule Is Better Than No Rule?

California’s Air Resources Board will vote Thursday on its proposed numbers for the life cycle …

Unintended Consequences of California's LCFS

The LA Times today published an insightful opinion article written by Gal Luft, executive director …