Research Questions Background Information What is Biochar? Making fuels and electricity from wood Managing Beetle-Kill and Fuels in Western Forests The mountain pine beetle epidemic The importance of carbon-negative bioenergy Research Questions Does the public support beetle-kill bioenergy? Is beetle-kill biofuel good for the climate? How does salvage harvest change the forest landscape? How might bioenergy affect how beetle-kill is managed? How much beetle-kill is there, and where?