[The idea of green energy] was in the 1970s, following the OPEC Oil Embargo that solar panels began popping up on rooftops and “gasohol” subsidies were enacted. It was believed that green energy would move the U.S. off of foreign oil and prevent oil from being used as a weapon against us.
Last Friday the EPA announced a reduction in 2014 biofuel mandates from 18 billion to 15 billion gallons. This decision was made because gasoline consumption has fallen and fuel mixes made with over 10 percent biofuels can damage car engines. But there is more to the story.
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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[...]
The London-based newsletter Oil & Energy Insider posted on their April 12 issue information about a new bill being considered in Congress to overturn some of the most damaging parts of the[...]
As opposing camps gear up for the coming war this Congress over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), we should prepare ourselves for a constant bombardment of claims and accusations designed[...]
Companies everywhere extol their sustainable development programs and goals. Sustainability drives UN programs like Agenda 21, EU and US green energy initiatives, and myriad manufacturing, agricultural, forestry and other efforts.[...]
The Heartland Institute supports the Non-Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) which has weekly Internet postings of new peer-reviewed papers on climate science. The January 11, NIPCC posted “A Measureable[...]
In the January 2, 2013 Atlanta Journal-Constitution was a front-page article titled “Higher corn prices hit stores, chicken farms” written by Dan Chapman. Mr.Chapman writes: On November 11, the Desert Condor steamed[...]
[First posted at Warning Signs.] The rocketing costs of gasoline and the price of corn being paid worldwide are the result of U.S. government mandates requiring the inclusion of ethanol[...]