Category Archives: Biofuels

Cork sent me this NYT piece on ethanol–even the NYT will say stop the nonsense

Robert Bryce from the Manhattan Inst, admittedly a conservative think tank, says, in the NYT, no less, that ethanol is expensive as an offering for the god of green. Thanks Cork.

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Enviro money compromises our alliances to promote sensible enviro laws

Here’s how it works–make a offer the supposed conservatives can’t refuse.

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When did farmers become crony capitalists?

Well it’s easy to record the period–it’s when Archer Daniels Midland created the stupid ethanol concession.

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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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