Iowa, already one of the nation’s two leading producers of both corn ethanol and biodiesel, may be about to plunge into the production of renewable fuels made from animal manure, municipal waste and other organic byproducts of farming and manufacturing, author Karen Uhelhuth explains in this article in Midwest Energy News.
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George Huber, professor of chemical and biological engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison and a leading biofuels researcher, is interviewed by Jim Lane of Biofuels Digest for the publication’s “4 Minutes with… ” series. Huber talks about his research, his background, and the state of advanced biofuels. When asked “what 3 books you’d want to have with you … Continue reading Biofuels Digest | Prominent Bioenergy Researcher Suggests Brown’s Book as a Must Read
By Dr. Robert C. Brown, an Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Gary and Donna Hoover Chair of Mechanical Engineering, and Director of the Bioeconomy Institute at Iowa State University. Many people find the role of biofuels in managing greenhouse gases difficult to understand. It can be readily explained over a cup of coffee. Imagine … Continue reading Managing Carbon like Coffee Cups
Bioenergy can play an important role in halting the accumulation of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, as explained in this parable by Robert C. Brown, BEI Director. Read the article in The Hill
Staff writer Gavin Aronsen reports that U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, toured Iowa State University’s Biorenewables Research Laboratory, complimenting the facility’s water quality and biofuels efforts but revealing little about her commitment to the lab’s climate change-related research. Read the article on the Ames Tribune Website (limited access)