A German bioenergy company’s reboot would make ethanol and renewable natural gas, though questions remain about its life-cycle climate and environmental impacts.
Supporters say the concept has the potential to accelerate emission reductions in transportation and agriculture.
The Sierra Club is warning that proposed carbon capture and sequestration infrastructure in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and the Dakotas may help extend the life of fossil fuel power plants.
CLIMATE: “We want to lead by example,” says the sustainability manager of Madison, Wisconsin, which now powers nearly 75% of its operations with renewable energy and tracks buildings’ energy usage. (Business Insider) PIPELINES: South Dakota regulators will allow more than 300 people, businesses, organizations and local governments to intervene in a carbon capture pipeline permitting […]
A coalition similar to the one that took a stand against the Dakota Access Pipeline is emerging in Iowa to fight a proposed interstate carbon dioxide pipeline, and opponents say they’re better prepared this time.