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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 …

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 Case for Correct Logic

Michael Grunwald of Time Magazine recently published a new, rather self-serving article in the Washington …

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 …

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 …