Gas2.0 announces this week that BP could start selling biofuels in 2010, writing that,
“BP has partnered with Verenium to bring a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol facility online next year to start bringing alternative fuels to a gas”
Wednesday, according to the Government Monitor,Tom Vilsack announced,
“the publication of nine additional BioPreferred product categories which will now be eligible for Federal procurement preference.”
Making, “more Than 1,000 Biobased Products Eligible For Federal Procurement," the Monitor reports.
So what’s the deal with this conversation on whether or not biofuels are carbon friendly? We at BIO have certainly have had a lot to say on the matter and you can find all our opinions on our biofuels page.
However, our opinions aside, the folks at the journal Science, where the initial study and follow-up policy paper were published say that they are giving us the inside story, by holding a moderated conversation between Tim Searchinger and John Sheehan—kind of interesting, take a look for yourself.
That’s all for this week. See you next week!