Biofuel targets unreachable, says NRC

The US is unlikely to meet some specific biofuel mandates under the current Renewable Fuel Standard by 2022 unless new technologies are developed or policies change.

US unprepared for major earthquake, says NRC

The US is complacent about its ability to cope with earthquakes, says the National Research Council, which has today released a 20-year road map for increasing resilience to quakes.