Monthly Archives: September 2013

Update on cellulosic biofuel production and the RFS

Here’s a quick roundup of recent news relating to the cellulosic biofuel mandate in the Renewable Fuel Standard: The EPA has revised the 2013 cellulosic biofuel requirement down sharply, from 14 million gallons per year of ethanol equivalent down to … Continue reading

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So much for the Australian carbon tax

So remember our past posts about the Australian carbon tax, i.e. Paul wondering if the hybrid approach might yield empirical evidence for the relative efficacy of taxes vs. cap-&-trade schemes, and me wondering how the country’s estimated abatement cost curve … Continue reading

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TV drama like details of last summer’s iron dumping revealed

This article seems to have the full story on last summer’s geoengineering “experiment” that we posted about..You can’t make this stuff up! http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/company+centre+iron+dumping+scandal+stands+convictions/8860731/story.html

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