WRI's Searchinger says land and crops should not be used for bioenergy production, biofuels not curbing climate change

As Congress debates the future of the renewable fuel standard and biofuels continue to face political hurdles, the World Resources Institute's latest report on bioenergy production makes the case against using land and crops for bioenergy and contends biofuels are not helping to curb climate change. During today's OnPoint, Timothy Searchinger, a senior fellow at the World Resources Institute and lead author of the report, discusses the research and the impact he believes it should have on policy discussions.