Tag biofuel

Biofuel now largest power source in Sweden

Sweden extracts pyrolysis oil from wood to create synthetic fuel that now powers much of the country. Amazing, Sweden’s forest stock has increased despite the use of wood for biofuel. Forest residue is the leading bioenergy source in Sweden, and…

Federal court overturns EPA biofuel mandate

The EPA biofuel mandate requires ever increasing amounts of cellulosic ethanol be used in fuel. However production has been nearly zero. The court ruled EPA had overreached in their mandate. A federal appeals court threw out a federal rule on…

Guatemala farmers forced off land to make room for biofuel

State security forces in Guatemala are forcibly evicting peasants from their land so biofuel companies can make green, clean biofuel for our cars. Wow, that’s just totally environmentally sustainable, isn’t it? Helicopters with armed men leaning out were flying overhead,…