In The Media

Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
"Environmental groups Earth Track and Friends of the Earth just put out a study quantifying biofuels subsidies through 2022, as the U.S. plans to massively increase production of biofuels. The upshot? The cost to taxpayers would be about $420 billion over that period, or an average of about $28… Read More
Published: 7/24/2009
Aaron Nathans
"The billions of dollars that go into a nuclear power plant could be spent better in other ways, including making homes more energy-efficient, said Doug Koplow, president of Earth Track Incorporated, a Cambridge, Mass.-based consulting firm."
Published: 7/24/2009
Amory Lovins
December 21, 2005.  "Mighty Mice," by Amory Lovins, in Nuclear Engineering International. Also available in PDF version.
Published: 11/6/2008
Karen Charman
May/June 2006.  "Brave New Nuclear World: First of Two Parts," by Karen Charman, World Watch Magazine.  See page 26 (PDF page 28).
Published: 11/6/2008
Jim Lobe
October 25, 2006.  "Promise of Biofuels is Overrated, Report Says," by Jim Lobe, Interpress News Service.
Published: 11/6/2008
The Economist
November 16, 2006.  "Investing in clean energy," The Economist.  Mentions biofuels subsidy study done for IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative.
Published: 11/6/2008
Tom Philpott
December 6, 2006.  "Give Green, Go Yellow:  How cash and corporate pressure pushed ethanol to the fore," by Tom Philpott, Grist.
Published: 11/6/2008
William Sweet
January 2007.  "Loser: Corn-o-copia," by William Sweet, IEEE Spectrum.
Published: 11/6/2008
Mark Clayton
January 18, 2007.  "US House Takes on Big Oil," by Mark Clayton, Christian Science Monitor.
Published: 11/6/2008
Jerry Taylor
January 24, 2007.  "Comment: Switching to Snake Oil," by Jerry Taylor in the Guardian.
Published: 11/6/2008
January 29, 2007.  Profile on Grist.org's Interactivist column: "Koplow's and Robbers:  Doug Koplow, subsidies researcher and founder of Earth Track, answers Grist's questions."
Published: 11/6/2008
Mark Anslow
February 19, 2007.  "Biofuels - fact and fiction," by Mark Anslow, Ecologist.
Published: 11/6/2008
Moira Herbst
March 17, 2007.  "Ethanol's Growing List of Enemies," by Moira Herbst, Business Week.
Published: 11/6/2008
Ben Leiberman
March 28, 2007.  "The Ethanol Mandate Should Not be Expanded," by Ben Leiberman, The Heritage Foundation.
Published: 11/6/2008
Aduin Kirkebride McElroy
April 2007.  "Redirecting Oil Subsidies," by Aduin Kirkebride McElroy, Ethanol Producer Magazine.  Surprisingly little mention of our work on ethanol subsidies though...
Published: 11/6/2008
The Economist
Mentions biofuels subsidy study done for IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative.
Published: 11/6/2008
Eric Fleischauer
April 15, 2007.  "Are ethanol subsidies answer to thirst for oil?," by Eric Fleischauer, Decatur Daily (Decatur, AL).
Published: 11/6/2008
Rebecca Claren
May/June 2007.  "Shuck and jive:  how industry and politicians are harvesting ethanol for all it's worth," by Rebecca Claren, UTNE Reader.  Article uses subsidy estimates from Biofuels at What Cost?, though without attribution. 
Published: 11/6/2008
Lisa Margonelli
June 3, 2007.  "Myths About that $3.18 Per Gallon," by Lisa Margonelli, Washington Post Outlook Section.
Published: 11/6/2008
July 23, 2007.  "No to Nukes: It's tempting to turn to nuclear plants to combat climate change, but alternatives are safer and cheaper," Los Angeles Times editorial page.
Published: 10/29/2008