Is it time to end ethanol vehicle fuel mandates?

Guest post by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times. Last week, Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and other lawmakers introduced legislation in the House of Representatives calling for major changes in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The RFS is the reason why most US automobile fuel contains ten percent ethanol. The bill would eliminate the…

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Revisiting Temperature Reconstructions used in Climate Change Modeling

Guest post by Neil Catto When considering historical temperature reconstruction there are three areas which need further examination; historical instrument readings and adjustments for UHI, tree-ring proxies, other paleoclimate proxies and ice-core proxies. To predict the future of climate it is necessary to have a very good reconstruction of past information. Instrument Record: Most, if…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-04-13 (April 13, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: I say that’s also important in giving certain types of government advice. Supposing a senator asked you for advice about whether drilling a hole should be done in his state;…