There has been a lot of negative publicity on biofuels lately, given the context of high food prices. Here's an interesting story about second generation biofuels (energy from agriwaste) that would strengthen the hands of folks who would like a more realistic perspective on biofuels research:
The ruckus on Biofuels, from the Food vs. Fuel perspective, has been causing governments and institutions to rethink biofuels support:
My take on alternative fuels last year is here:
What do you think?