Biofuel worse for climate than fossil fuel: study

Cross-posted from Reuters By Pete Harrison Sun Nov 7, 2010 6:03pm EST BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European plans to promote biofuels will drive farmers to convert 69,000 square km of wild land into fields and plantations, depriving the poor… Read More

New Report Concludes Synthetic Biofuels Won’t Help Solve the Climate Crisis

Cross-posted from Friends of the Earth International Synthetic biology (the manufacture of completely synthetic organisms for specific functions) is one of the key components of transforming the cellulose locked in trees into liquid fuels.  The other component is… Read More

Manomet Study of Woody Biomass Energy Released

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER)
and Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences (Manomet) have released the results of a six month study that began last December to answer some critical questions about using forest wood for energy in Massachusetts.

Next Generation Biofuels: Bursting The New Green Bubble

January 15, 2009 United States–A diverse alliance of organizations published an open letter [1] today in the U.S. and internationally warning of the dangers of industrially produced biofuels (called agrofuels by critics). The letter explains why large-scale industrial… Read More