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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 …

EPA Gathers Input on RFS

The EPA today held a public hearing on the RFS2 Rule and will be holding …

Opportunity Costs

The Washington Post this week reported on a carbon-credit proposal being put forward by Ecuador …

More Indirect Effects from Oil

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

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

The EPA has released its long-awaited proposed rules for the Renewable Fuel Standard, including calculations …

EPA Ready to Release Rules for RFS

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

Best Available Science?

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

Controversy on Discounting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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

New Studies Support Cellulosic Ethanol

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