Here in Digestville, as with other news media, we tend to cover the who, what, where, when and how of biofuels, And, always, how much. We don’t spend nearly as much time on the why.
Avowedly, that’s the topic of a thoroughly enjoyable read from Robert C. Brown and Tristan R. Brown, in their book: “Why Are We Producing Biofuels?”. It’s highly-recommended for your bookshelf this holiday season (and, for the north, the long winter nights ahead) – one of the authors being no less than Iowa State’s Duke of Thermochemical himself, Robert Brown.
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A broader read and just as enjoyable — Graham Noyes, a partner at Stoel, Rives, just released his “Carbon Rush,” which traces America’s history of energy discovery, innovation, and combustion going all the way back to 1620 – going through the coal, gas, petroleum, and renewables revolutions. It’s Peak Whale to Peak Oil, right up to fracking and the current controversies over energy security and, yes, biofuels.
READ MORE: Carbon Rush
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