NEWS
Green Benefits May Lose Luster
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Jul 23, 2010 05:57 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- With the Senate punching a hole in climate legislation this week, voluntary markets created for carbon offsets and renewable energy projects in areas such as biomass are likely to face an oversupply.

When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Thursday that the Senate won't take up any kind of ambitious national energy plan, the decision raised doubts about the direction of renewable energy from sources such as biomass, wind and solar, and also about the future of carbon offsets. All of those areas could struggle to find buyers without a regulatory push to put a price ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
(none currently available)