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Best Available Science?

Yesterday, the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) released a report, “Biofuels: Environmental …

Ethanol or Tar Sands?

Those who are pushing the inclusion of indirect land use change (ILUC) in government regulations …

Celebrating Agriculture’s Abundance

 Every year, the Agriculture Council of America hosts the annual “National Ag Week” campaign.  But …

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 …

Biotech Makes Farming Earth-Friendly

BBC News’s weekly “Green Room” features an opinion article about biotechnology’s role in strengthening the …

New Studies Support Cellulosic Ethanol

A team of researchers led by Jason Hill and David Tilman at the University of …

Senator Suggests Biotech to Help Combat Hunger, Climate Change

Senator Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) made a science-based plea this week for the international community to …

Europe to Study Indirect Land Use

The European Parliament on Dec. 17 adopted amendments to the Renewable Energy Sources Directive, raising …