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Summary
The Promise of Biofuels
E Sidebar 1. Biofuel Basics
Table 1. Biofuel Production by Country/Region, 2008
Biofuels in the United States Today
Figure 1. U.S. Biofuel Production, 1990–2008
Figure 3. U.S. Corn and Soybean Prices, 2000–09
Figure 4. U.S. Ethanol and Gasoline Prices, 2005–09
Climate and Environmental Impacts of Current Biofuels
Benefits of “Advanced” Biofuels
Sidebar 2. Algae for Biodiesel: Third-Generation Biofuels
Making Biofuels Sustainable
Table 2. Selected Biofuel Sustainability Initiatives
Sidebar 4. Biomass and Biofuels: Transitioning Transportation Fuels
Federal and State Biofuel Policies
Sidebar 5. California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard: A Model for National Policy?
The Road Ahead: Policy Options for Sustainable U.S. Biofuels
Endnotes
Index
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Red, White, and Green: Transforming US Biofuels

Red, White, and Green: Transforming US Biofuels

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Are biofuels the solution or only part of another problem? Are you up to date on the trends and impacts of biofuels in the United States?
Worldwatch’s newest report Red, White, and Green: Transforming U.S. Biofuels examines the policies, technologies, and market factors that have driven the rapid expansion of the biofuel industry but have come up short of their potential capacity in 2009. It offers several policy changes that would make biofuels more environmentally friendly while supporting energy independence and greenhouse gas reduction.

Are biofuels the solution or only part of another problem? Are you up to date on the trends and impacts of biofuels in the United States?
Worldwatch’s newest report Red, White, and Green: Transforming U.S. Biofuels examines the policies, technologies, and market factors that have driven the rapid expansion of the biofuel industry but have come up short of their potential capacity in 2009. It offers several policy changes that would make biofuels more environmentally friendly while supporting energy independence and greenhouse gas reduction.

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Published by: Worldwatch Institute on Aug 05, 2009
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