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John DeCicco testifies before House Science, Space and Technology Committee

Energy Institute Research Professor John DeCicco testified before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, at a hearing titled: “Renewable Fuel Standard: A Ten Year Review of Costs and Benefits.” Read the testimony here, or watch the full hearing:

Key points from the testimony are explained in a video interview featured on E&E TV’s OnPoint ​show. Some of Prof. DeCicco’s research and writing on the topic include:

WIREs Energy & Environ: The Liquid Carbon Challenge …

Climatic Change: Biofuel’s Carbon Balance …

Research report: Annual Basis Carbon (ABC) Analysis of Biofuel Production

Cars and Climate: Bringing biofuels back to Earth

The Hill: To protect the climate, repeal the biofuel mandate

University of Michigan: A closer look at the flawed studies behind policies used to promote ‘low-carbon’ biofuels

Environment 360: Why pushing alternate fuels makes for bad public policy