The emergence of biofuels

Sunday, May 13, 2007

The emergence of biofuels provides new alternatives for rural communities. Here's an article that provides some background on the 2007 Farm Bill. Read more.

Last week, a session at the BIO 2007 conference delt with biofuels, and a reporter from WIRED magazine shared his notes on a blog here. He emphasizes the need to distinguish between corn ethanol and cellulosic ethanol in discussing biofuels. Corn-based technologies are here, but are limited. Cellulosic ethanol technologies are still under development, but these approaches offer more promising.

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