No end in sight for the biofuel wars

Biofuels are unsustainable in every way, but still demand – and get – preferential treatment Guest post by Paul Driessen, The Big Oil-Big Biofuel wars rage on. From my perch,…

Trump Allows For Expanded Ethanol Sales As Chinese Tariffs Squeeze Farmers

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday it would allow the year-round sale of higher ethanol gasoline. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler…

Corn 2019: Climate Enters The Picture

Guest post by David Archibald It is a remarkable thing that the UK and Irish parliaments were able to hypnotise themselves and pass climate emergency legislation when the southern half…

Biofuel justifications are illusory

It’s time to really cut, cut, cut ethanol and other renewable fuel mandates – maybe to zero Paul Driessen The closest thing to earthly eternal life, President Ronald Reagan used…

Schadenfreude and a they told you so moment – AP Investigation: Corn-Based Ethanol Causes Environment Damage

From the department of “told you so” comes this about-face on what was supposed to be an environmental solution. It seems the cure is worse than the disease: “CORYDON, Iowa…

Greedy Africans are starving our cars

US politicians and bureaucrats have less compassion and common sense than an  average Londoner Guest essay by Paul Driessen “You’ve heard of Live Aid? Well, this is Drive Aid,” an…

Congress ends corn ethanol subsidy

Interesting timing, especially when some biomass companies are switching from wood chips to corn, because they couldn’t turn a profit on wood chips. Looks like all the wheels are coming…

The reverse of UN's disastrous "oil for food" program: Ethanol uses 40% of US Corn Crop

Global Food Prices Jump To Record Level Because of Higher Corn Prices – or the alternate title: Cornholing the future There’s lot of gloom and doom being pushed, trying to…

Gore admits the obvious: US corn ethanol was not a good policy

Do not expect to read much about this in the NY Times — and definitely don’t expect any follow up questions about his motivation for climate policy ($$$).  Former Vice…