Are banks meant to help the economy or to go back to business as usual in helping to destroy it?
Even as they applaud the White House's moves, the powerful farm lobby and farm state politicians are readying for a fight.
"Fuel" tells the story of Josh Tickell's quest to spread awareness about biodiesel as an alternative energy source. After watching the film, I wanted more. So I set up an interview.
This article originally appeared on PSFK.com. While 2008 left nearly every other automaker stranded on the side of the road, Audi managed to record i...
Celebrating its national theatrical release, the Sundance award-winning film Fuel held its party and screening at the most appropriate place for its topic: a gas station.
How many biodiesels could we put on the road with the $15-30 billion the Big 3 Auto Monsters are going to receive? Let's tell Congress how many!
At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, the 205-mile per hour, $100,000, 2009 Corvette ZR1 is relegated to the very rear of the Chevrolet exhibit, like the "adults only" section in video stores.
If we're truly interested in creating a sustainable transportation network, then we need to envision a future where our limited supply of biofuels is used for much more efficient modes of transportation.
The next time you eat a cookie off of your Mahogany table that was brought to you on diesel-fueled transportation, consider this: everything you touch, everything you buy and everything you eat comes at a price.
Ethanol and biodiesel are slowly sinking as biofuel options, but the Farm Lobby will ensure that, if we decide to form a methanol producing enterprise, we will have a few years to refine the effort.
Ethanol and biodiesel are dead, long live methanol! Methanol is the simplest alcohol, with one carbon atom; ethanol has two. Thus, given biomass, it should be cheaper to produce methanol than ethanol. Surely enough, in a comprehensive assessment Stone & Webster performed for the U.S. Department of Energy two decades ago, with the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute as an associate, this fact was confirmed.