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Weekly Blog Wrap Up

There’s a lot going on in the blogosphere about the world of biofuels this week. …

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” …

Environmentalists Want to “Stick” It to Farmers

Jason Hill of the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment wrote recently in the …

Why ILUC Theory Bears No Resemblance to Reality

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

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 …

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 …