Author: Ramzey Zbeida

Vehicle Fuel Economy: The Intersection of Energy Security and GHG Mitigation

Improving fuel economy of road vehicles is an important objective for countries around the world. Even major oil exporters would benefit economically from consuming less of the oil they produce. For those countries that rely on oil imports to meet

Beyond Renewable Fuel Standards

In the last post on this subject—RFS: Reconsidering Fuel Standards? —the possibility of new alternative fuels emerging that can compete with fossil fuels was briefly introduced. Due to the controversy surrounding renewable fuel standards, specifically whether they drive up food

After Fukushima: Japan’s Climate and Energy Policy Under Review

The 2011 nuclear accident that occurred at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi reactor sent shockwaves through the nuclear power industry. The resulting lack of trust in the safety of nuclear power is causing countries around the world to reconsider their use of

RFS: Reconsidering Fuel Standards?

Source: Biofuels Digest The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a hotly contested issue in the U.S., and recent political wrangling may end up setting back progress that proponents of renewable fuels have made. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears