25 May '11, 6pm

The House wants to slow the military’s clean energy march

The House wants to slow the military’s clean energy march

Earlier this year, the Rand Corporation criticized the Defense Department's efforts to develop and commercialize advanced biofuels for its vessels, aircraft, and vehicles. It argued that it was unrealistic to develop the quantity of advanced biofuels necessary for the military over the next decade. It recommended using liquid coal as an alternative fuel while ignoring the security impact of increasing global warming pollution. This study was criticized because it did not seek the views of the most senior Navy officials.

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