Focus on Biodiesel’s Environmental Benefits

The environmental benefits of both biodiesel and renewable diesel are in focus this week at the virtual National Biodiesel Conference and Expo.

Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Reducing Emissions Today

Climate change will continue to be the defining issue humanity must confront over the next several generations. Driven almost entirely by the unfettered combustion of fossil fuels, principally petroleum, coal, and natural gas, humanity is now at a critical juncture if we hope to prevent the most debilitating effects. A recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

Biodiesel: A Message of Unity and Well-Being

Biodiesel has a great story to tell—a unifying, healing message. It is one that must be told to policymakers, regulators, and consumers lest the “electrify-everything” movement steamrolls our narrative before it is even considered. Climate change has and will have devastating effects on our country. Recognizing the dangers of fossil fuel combustion to our health…

How Biodiesel Makes Minimal Waves in the World’s Water Supply

Biodiesel represents wise use of water resources as it protects water quality and ensures future access to safe drinking water. “Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.” This often-quoted phrase from the Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner reminds us that the earth is rich in water resources. However, this water is not immediately useful…

Purdue Study Confirms Benefits of US Biodiesel, Addresses Concerns over Deforestation

The impacts of U.S. biofuel policy on deforestation in Malaysia and Indonesia are found to be insignificant, according to the research from leading economic modeling experts from Purdue University. The study looked at concerns from renewable fuel opponents claiming that biofuels are to blame for increased agricultural activity in Southeast Asia. “Our analysis shows that…