The Myth of Biofuels
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In the video Fridley explores the energy science, environmental science, ecological science around biofuels. Contains a mini moview "The Pototo Parable" an analogy to explain EROI from 41:45 mins to 50:20.
"The Myths of Biofuels" is the record of a presentation given at a public meeting sponsored by the group Post Carbon Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara, California), by David Fridley of Lawrence Berkeley Labs and San Francisco Oil Awareness. David is a staff scientist and leader of the China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley Labs, where his research involves extensive collaboration with the Chinese on end-use energy efficiency, industrial energy use, government energy management programs, data compilation and analysis, and medium and long term energy policy research.