Staff Blog


For Canada’s Clean Fuel Standard, not all wood is good

Although the solid fuel pool is expected to be the smallest contributor to the proposed Clean Fuels Standard’s broader target, its implementation could have a substantial effect on the climate impact of the program overall.

A seemingly innocuous cellulosic biofuel pathway

Though corn kernel fiber is nominally a “waste” product, when diverting it to make cellulosic ethanol, how it is removed can significantly influence the final climate impact.

Renewable gas is a distraction for Europe

The European gas industry argues we should continue using natural gas infrastructure and vehicles because the European Union’s gas supply can be transformed to a fully renewable resource by 2050. Is this really possible?