Category Archives: Biofuels

Green propaganda at work

Airlines are going to biofuel and the NRDC is  giving them ratings on their progress.  And the greens are gushing. Continue reading

Studies used to promote biofuels are flawed

Nearly all the studies used to promote biofuels as climate friendly are flawed and need t be redone says University of Michigan researcher.  Continue reading

BP pulls back on biofuels

BP is withdrawing financial support from Berkeley biofuels research.  It seems to be a combination of economics and lack of progress the lignocellulosic ethanol process.  Continue reading

Biofuels might cause harm, like deprivations?

Let’s imagine that food producing land in the tropics is used instead for some fuel stock–canola oil for diesel or sugar cane for ethanol–and people went without food.

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If they take it for nothing, you are still ahead

Reduced oil prices cause the used fryer oil market to tank.  Continue reading

Marita revisits the problem of the increasingly discredited biofuels idiocy

Sel Graham is right, ethanol is stupid and inefficient and it even produces more carbon dioxide per BTU of energy.

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The latest biofuel de jour just in time for the oil glut

Ethiopian mustard, or carinata, seems to be getting some PR in the we can convert anything to biofuel business.  Continue reading