Biofuel Policies: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

Aaron Smith

from ARE Update Vol. 19, No. 3, Jan/Feb, 2016

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Abstract

Policies aimed at reducing carbon emissions from transportation have hit major obstacles in the past few years. In effect, these policies take money from petroleum producers and give it to renewable fuel producers, creating heated political and legal battles but little effect on consumers.

Keywords

Climate change, biofuel, RFS, LCFS, carbon

Citation

Aaron Smith. "Biofuel Policies: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul." ARE Update 19(3)(2016):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2016/19/3/biofuel-policies-robbing-peter-to-pay-paul/