Author Archives: SAFER Alliance

EPA Urged to Support Private Forest Landowners in Its Carbon Accounting Framework

David Garman, assistant secretary and undersecretary of Energy from 2001-2007 under the George W. Bush administration, penned an op-ed that appeared in The Hill. The op-ed urges the EPA to utilize tools and metrics that encourage private forest land sustainability … Continue reading

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The September 2014 edition of the Southern Bioenergy Network News is posted

The September 2014 edition of the Southern Bioenergy Network News has been posted.  Please take a moment to review this month’s SBN News for information on National Bioenergy Day, latest administration engagement regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard, and bioenergy news … Continue reading

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Save The Date!

The Southeastern Sun Grant Center invites you to participate in the regional conference, Southern Crossroads: Progress In the Science & Technology of Biomass Production, Processing and Use. Hosted by The IBSS Partnership, the conference is scheduled for February 2-4, 2015 at … Continue reading

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Both Red and Blue States are Increasingly Turning Green

Politically “red” and “blue” states are increasingly turning green as they push energy efficiency and renewable power to save money and protect the planet, says a new bi-partisan report. The “State Clean Energy Cookbook” highlights GOP-dominant states that have adopted … Continue reading

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New Research Shows Markets and Timing Matter When Accounting for Biogenic Carbon

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has published “Forest Carbon Accounting Considerations in US Bioenergy Policy” in the Journal of Forestry. The article identifies and examines scientific-based insights essential to understanding forest bioenergy and “carbon debts” and illustrates why quantifying … Continue reading

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