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…

Biodiesel – Creating a Sustainable Future for Food

It’s been projected that the world’s population will reach close to 10 billion by the year 2050. With issues including food waste and food scarcity, it is no wonder that consumers are nervous about the world’s food supply in the coming years. Working in an industry created to reduce waste, I think about it too.…

Biodiesel’s Contribution to the Modern Food System

There are numerous myths about biofuels, stemming from the ‘food versus fuel’ discussion. That myth suggests people should be eating more fat instead of burning it as fuel, but critics who repeat that mantra have failed to consider the role that protein and a healthy ratio of fat that play in proper nutrition for the…