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How the RSB Is Nudging Aviation towards a Bio-circular Economy

by Ayushi Badola (Sustainability in the Air)  Every week, Shashank Nigam, the CEO of SimpliFlying, talks to airline, airport, travel and technology executives to help make sense of the many paths to net zero, for an industry that is one of the

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Event Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuels -- Presentations Available

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) ISCC representatives welcomed more than 300 stakeholders to their second ISCC Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuel (SMF) on February 1st. Held online, the event dived deep into state of the market and how certified sustainable

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Delivering Net-Zero Shipping by 2050: Introducing the Green Balance Mechanism

(World Shipping Council)  The global shipping regulator, the UN International Maritime Organisation, has set a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 for the industry, and now needs to develop climate regulations by 2025 that make it possible to reach that

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Are First-Generation Biofuels Sustainable?

(World Bio Market Insights) The sustainability of first-generation biofuels have attracted controversy, with questions around their true emissions savings and their impacts on other environmental metrics like water pollution and water consumption.  We look at recent scientific evidence on whether and how

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As Decarbonisation Momentum Builds, So Does Biofuel Usage

by John Snyder (Riviera) Based on samples tested in 2023, VPS reports biofuel usage more than doubled year-on-year, reaching 558,000 metric tonnes  --  While biofuels represented less than 1% of the marine fuels tested in 2023, interest in their use is rising

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Sustainable Carbon Removals Limits Identified, Huge Climate Mitigation Challenge Revealed

(University of Melbourne/EurekAlert!) Governments and businesses are relying on dangerous amounts of future removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, instead of more rapidly reducing emissions and phasing out fossil fuels. This problem is partly due to an incomplete picture1 of

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Safe Bunkering of Biofuels. Bunkering of Biofuels in Maritime: Characteristics, Regulatory Landscape, and Safety Assessment

(European Maritime Safety Agency)  The ongoing Study on the Safe Bunkering with Biofuels (bio-methanol, FT-diesel, DME, HVO and FAME) has, in its first report, provided a comprehensive analysis of a pre-selection of biofuels in terms of its properties (flashpoint, toxicity, cold

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Brazil in the Presidency of the Financial G20: Agendas, Dynamics and Challenges

by Jefferson Estevo [1] and Alina Ribeiro [2]  (Boletim Lua Nova (Google Translation)) Brazil assumed the presidency of the Financial G20 on December 1, 2023 with the motto “Building a fair world and a sustainable planet”. Created in 1999, the group is made up of the nineteen

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Hafnia Bunker Alliance Moves Ahead with Sustainable Biofuel Bunkering

(Hafnia Bunker Alliance/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Hafnia Bunkers announced Jan. 31 steps forward in advancing sustainable marine fuel solutions through its strategic collaboration via the Hafnia Bunker Alliance with member Unigas and GoodFuels supplier FincoEnergies—a collaboration Hafnia Bunkers characterized as “revolutionizing the

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Zero Emission Shipping Fund proposal submitted to UN to deliver on shipping’s net zero targets

(International Chamber of Shipping) • The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and the Republic of Liberia submit detailed proposal to UN IMO for a Zero Emission Shipping Fund to accelerate transition to net zero by 2050. •

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Europe Launches New e-Fuels Project to Decarbonize Shipping

(Safety4Sea)  The new €17 million European GAMMA project aims to make ocean transport and trade more environmentally friendly. Companies and researchers from Europe will collaborate to develop and convert a bulk carrier to operate on climate-neutral fuels and green power, reducing

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Unravelling IMO Policy Measures towards a Just and Equitable Energy Transition

(Global Maritime Forum) With the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Revised Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Strategy adopted in July 2023, this Brief dives deeper into the mid-term measures, including an economic and technical measure, which are currently under development to ensure delivering on

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Mobilizing Sustainable Biomass Feedstocks for Future Fuels and Chemicals

(Biofuture Platform) The CEM14/MI-8 Side Event on Mobilizing Sustainable Biomass Feedstocks was held on 19 July 2023. The Side Event was organized by the CEM Biofuture Platform Initiative and the Co-leads of the MI Integrated Biorefineries (India and Netherlands). The purpose

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Massive Expansion of Renewable Power Opens Door to Achieving Global Tripling Goal Set at COP28

(International Energy Agency) ... The report also provides a reality check on the momentum behind renewable-based hydrogen, assessing how many announced projects are likely to go ahead. Of all the projects announced worldwide to use renewables to produce hydrogen this decade,

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Renewable Diesel and DME 2024

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) This week on ABLC CONNECT, we networked and exchanged information about the world of Renewable Diesel and rDME, and as part of the proceedings, we had the State of Renewable Diesel and rDME presentation. The slides

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LNG – Leading Maritime Decarbonisation

(SEA-LNG) SEA-LNG’s View from the Bridge 2023-24  --  This year’s View from the Bridge 2023-2024 highlights how the shipping industry has advanced along the LNG pathway to decarbonisation in 2023 and outlines the progress anticipated in 2024. Decarbonisation challenge – reality closing in The

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SfL Partner Spotlight: Doug Berven

(Solutions from the Land)  Solutions from the Land (SfL) Senior Advisor Doug Berven has been with the non-profit since the very beginning, volunteering his time, insight and guidance. In his full-time role, Berven is the Vice President of Corporate Affairs at POET.

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Singapore's Marine Biofuel Demand Could Double by 2025 -TotalEnergies Exec

by Jeslyn Lerh (Reuters/Natural Gas World)  Marine biofuel demand at the world's largest bunker hub Singapore could potentially double by 2025 to almost 1 million metric tons from 2023 levels as shippers seek to cut emissions, a senior TotalEnergies executive said.  --  Marine

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As 40B GREET Deadline Looms, RFA Offers Recommendations for SAF Emissions Modeling

(Renewable Fuels Association) In a letter submitted  to the Biden administration today, the Renewable Fuels Association laid out recommendations for ensuring that the best available science and data are used in determining eligibility for the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credit established in

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Global: ISCC Certifies Engine X to Trade Sustainable Biofuels

by Ian Taylor (Bunkerspot)  Global bunker trading firm ENGINE X has informed Bunkerspot that it has been certified by the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) system to trade sustainable biofuels. In a statement sent to Bunkerspot today (9 January), ENGINE X Supply Manager, Sid Mishra,

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Just 10 Sites Worldwide Have Methanol Bunkering Facilities

by Sam Chambers (Splash 247)  ... New research issued this week from Clarksons Research shows there are just 10 sites worldwide offering methanol bunkering, with another 11 under development. By contrast, for LNG, the other leading alternative fuel today, there

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Biofuels to Make up 6% of Road Transport by 2030: IEA

by Thomas Washington (S&P Global) Road transport to retain lion's share of liquid biofuels in 2030; FAME 0 at over $300/mt premium to LSGO futures; Oil demand in transport set to decline from 2026 Biofuel demand is forecast to expand to 6%

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More Roadblocks Pile Up on the Road to Electromobility

by Philppe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies) ...  Directionally, as transport is responsible for one quarter of CO2 emissions, mobility has to get away from fossil fuels. Transport energy has to be de-fossilized, in order to play its due part in the

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Not-for-Profit Registry Launches to Spur Sustainable Aviation Fuel Market through Transparent Digital Tool

(Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)) The SAFc Registry will transparently and rigorously connect corporate aviation customers to clean fuel deployment, reducing emissions from air travel and air freight. -- A new independent, not-for-profit sustainable aviation fuel certificate (SAFc) registry launched today (December 6,

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Making the Case for Marine Biofuels

by Michael Kass (Oak Ridge National Laboratory/Biodiesel Magazine)  The maritime industry is one of the most important transportation sectors, with more than 80% of all goods shipped via large container or cargo vessels that are powered using residual heavy fuel oil

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COP28 Participation Elevates Bioethanol, Sustainability On Global Stage

(U.S. Grains Council) (A) U.S. Grains Council (USGC) ethanol delegation traveled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), to participate in the 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Held annually, the COP meetings

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Global Bioenergy Partnership Annual Wrap-Up

(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) ... 2023 was an important year for GBEP, as it was the first time that Partners and Observers met in person for the governance meetings since the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a chance

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Fly Green Coalition Launches Initiative to Accelerate Sustainable Aviation Fuel Adoption and Combat Aviation Emissions Crisis

(acrofan) The Fly Green Coalition, a powerful alliance of environmental visionaries and industry leaders, is thrilled to announce its launch, uniting forces to revolutionize the aviation sector's approach to sustainability. Mission and Purpose The Fly Green Coalition addresses the urgent global challenge of

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IATA Expects SAF Production to Rise to 0.5% of Airlines’ Fuel Consumption in 2024, Adding $2.4bn to Costs

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online)  In its economic outlook for the coming year, IATA expects the aviation industry to increase the use of sustainable aviation fuels and carbon credits to reduce its carbon footprint. Estimates have put the share of SAF in

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COP28: Global Shipping CEOs Call for Maritime Decarbonization 'Cornerstones'

by Surabhi Sahu (S&P Global)  Urge IMO to provide conducive regulatory environment; End date for new building of fossil fuel only ships critical; Revenue generated by GHG pricing mechanism to go to RD&D -- Chief executive officers of leading shipping lines worldwide issued

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Brazilian Biofuels Look for an Opening at COP28

by Nick Ferris (Energy Monitor)  Brazil's second-largest ethanol producer is looking to expand its sugarcane and biofuel business by exporting overseas. Nick Ferris reports from COP28 in Dubai. -- ... “There are certainly lots of people interested in talking about biofuels, but I

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In a First, Delegates at UN Climate Talks Agree to Transition Away from Planet-warming Fossil Fuels

 by Seth Borenstein, David Keyton, Janey Keaten and Sibi Arasu (Associated Press) Nearly 200 countries agreed Wednesday to move away from planet-warming fossil fuels — the first time they’ve made that crucial pledge in decades of U.N. climate talks though many

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Delivering Net Zero by 2050: The Cornerstones of Effective IMO Climate Regulations

(World Shipping Council/Biobased Diesel Daily) To deliver on the goal of net-zero emissions for shipping by 2050, the International Maritime Organization’s greenhouse-gas (GHG) regulations must rest on solid foundations. Liner shipping is committed to decarbonizing quickly and efficiently, and to support this

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COP Fizzles on Fossil Fuel Phase-out

by Minho Kim (Politico's Power Switch)  Many nations arrived at the U.N. climate talks last month hoping the world would commit to a “phase-out” of fossil fuels. But those initial wishes were all but dashed today, when COP28 organizers released a draft

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Bold Actions to Accelerate the Bioeconomy: Report from Ottawa Meet-up of the Bold Goals Action Group

by Jim Lane (REenergize the Gulf Coast) In Ottawa, on the sidelines of the Jeff Passmore’s SCALING UP meeting, a coalition of the willing known as the Bold Goals Action Group refined and amended a series of 37 Bold Actions that must be

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Countries, Companies Signal Support for Energy Transition Accelerator

(Rockefeller Foundation/PR Newswire) Today (December 3, 2023) at COP28, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, the U.S. Department of State, the Bezos Earth Fund, and The Rockefeller Foundation presented the core framework of the Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA), an innovative carbon finance

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Decarbonising the Maritime Sector

by Valerie Ahrenst( Bunker Holding Group/Biofuels International)  In the quest for a greener and more sustainable future, the maritime industry has found itself at the forefront of efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The European Union’s FuelEU Maritime regulation and the

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4 Sticking Points in the Global Treaty on Plastics

by Jon Smieja (Circularity Weekly)  It appears that little progress was made in the latest meetings toward a global treaty to end plastic pollution. “The majority [of UN member nations] had the best intentions and worked to find commonalities among diverse global perspectives,

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Global Deal to Phase out Fossil Fuels Is in Trouble

by  Sara Schonhardt, Zack Colman, Karl Mathiesen, Zia Weise, and Charlie Cooper (Politico Pro)  UAE officials running the talks are warning it may be impractical to call for the complete death of fossil fuels — infuriating activists and vulnerable countries.  --  A global

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Bolloré Logistics Launches Biofuel Solution for Ocean Shipments

(Container News) Bolloré Logistics launches SEAalternative, an offer to reduce carbon impact of ocean shipments thanks to the use of biofuel, aiming to meet International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations for a 70% reduction in ocean freight CO2e emissions in 2050 compared to

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Ag a Major Focus of COP28 Climate Talks: USDA, Ag Groups Focus on Production, Incentives, and the Long Game at COP28

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer)  ... COP28 will put more focus on agriculture and food than any of the previous COP events. ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told USDA staff and a group of industry stakeholders Wednesday that USDA and the Biden

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COP 28: Achieving a Pragmatic Energy Transition with Advanced Engines and Renewable Biofuels

(Engine Technology Forum)  The assessment of progress toward meeting international climate change goals, the value of commitments, and near-term reductions in carbon are at the forefront of deliberations at the 28th meeting of the United Nations Council of the Parties (COP28)

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ETHANOL: A Low-Cost Solution Available Today to Help Countries Meet Their COP Climate Commitments

(Renewable Fuels Association)  ... One energy source—ethanol—is already cutting GHG emissions in the U.S. and many other countries. But with the right policies and commitments, ethanol and other renewable fuels can play a much larger role in future emissions reductions by

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RFA to COP28 Attendees: Embrace Ethanol as a Climate Solution

(Renewable Fuels Association) As leaders from around the world convene this week in the United Arab Emirates to kick off the 2023 United Nations climate change conference (COP28), the Renewable Fuels Association is calling on U.S. delegates at the event to

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Council Details Ethanol Policy Expansion Across Asia-Pacific At Global Bioenergy Forum

(U.S. Grains Council) The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently participated in the 10th Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) Bioenergy Week, sharing with 120 bioenergy stakeholders the growing role of fuel ethanol as a transport decarbonization tool across the Asia-Pacific Region. The 10th GBEP

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ACX Launches Biofuels Physical Trading Platform in ADGM, Abu Dhabi

(ACX/EIN Presswire)  ADGM based ACX Ltd., part of the ACX Group, is proud to announce the start of live trading on its groundbreaking biofuels electronic physical trading platform, ACXBiofuels, as part of its Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) regulated Recognised Investment

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UN Aviation Meeting Agrees to Goal of 5% Lower Emissions by 2030

by Allison Lampert and Tim Hepher (Reuters) A meeting of more than 100 countries on Friday agreed to an interim goal for emissions reductions from global aviation by 2030 by using less-polluting fuels, but China, Russia and some others aired concerns

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- IEA Bioenergy

Biofuels present cost-competitive options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the road transport sector over the next decades to come. Their compatibility with existing fossil fuels infrastructure makes biofuels a practical and much needed immediate solution to replace fossil fuels in

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Accelerating the Deployment of Biofuels Is Crucial to Decarbonize Global Transport Sectors

(IEA Bioenergy) There are major challenges to reach a climate neutral society by 2050, as expressed in IEA’s Net Zero by 2050 roadmap. Among different sectors, transport is proving to be a very difficult sector to decarbonize. It implies moving away

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New Interactive Data Tools to Track and Inform Development of Low-Emissions Hydrogen Production

(International Energy Agency)  Today we release two interactive data tools that allow users to explore developments related to low-emissions hydrogen projects worldwide. The data tools complement the Global Hydrogen Review 2023, published in September, and the updated hydrogen production and infrastructure projects databases,

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Agreement Reached on Aviation Clean Energy

(Air Transport Action Group)  The aviation sector has adopted a collective goal to start the shift away from fossil fuels at the third Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels (CAAF/3), convened by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations

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IBAC's Edwards Stresses Need for Book-and-Claim

by Kerry Lynch (AIN)  Edwards tells ICAO gathering that book-and-claim addresses current SAF limitations -- International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) director general Kurt Edwards highlighted business aviation’s commitment to sustainability and the need for innovative approaches such as book-and-claim during the third

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IBIA: Guidelines for Alternative Bunker Fuels further Considered by IMO

(Manifold Times)  Draft guidelines for some alternative marine fuels require further work intersessionally for consideration and finalization at CCC 10 in September 2024 with a view to adoption at MSC 109 in December 2024. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) on Friday

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SfL Envoy Goes to Rome to Share Farmer Perspectives on Ag Data

(Solutions from the Land) Kyle Bridgeforth had never considered Rome an agricultural focal point until he found himself there, speaking to leaders from around the world at the 51st Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). Most international leaders brought

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Planned CCS Projects Jump 102% — Report

by Carlos Anchondo (Politico Pro Energywire) Despite the uptick, most operating projects are not on power plants, according to the Global CCS Institute. -- The number of carbon capture projects operating around the world increased in the past year, but development of

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Mapped: Carbon Pricing Initiatives around the World

(Transport Energy Strategies/Visual Capitalist)  ... Over the past two decades, governments around the world have responded to climate change through various initiatives and policies, with carbon pricing at the forefront. A recent example is the Canadian province of Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards program, first launched

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AACO: Airline Bodies Urge States to Resist Global SAF Target

(Times Aerospace)  The leaders of the Arab Air Carriers’ Organisation and IATA used the platform of AACO’s 56th Annual General Meeting in Riyadh on 31 October to urge governments not to follow the European Union’s “stick” approach to increasing the

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Bold Actions to Accelerate the Bioeconomy: Findings from the Bold Goals Action Group

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In San Francisco on the sidelines of the ABLC NEXT 2023 meeting, a coalition of the willing called the Bold Goals Action Group outlined a series of 31 Bold Actions that must be taken by industry

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Shipping Industry Faces Two Alternative Decarbonisation Paths with Hydrogen-Based Fuels and Biofuels Vying for Prominence

(Lloyd's Register)  Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub analysis shows that e-ammonia could emerge as the most highly adopted maritime fuel amongst hydrogen-based fuels, whilst liquefied bio-methane dominates amongst biofuels.  -- In view of the maritime sector's strengthened commitments to reduce GHG emissions to

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Nestle, Volvo among 130 Companies Urging COP28 Agreement to Ditch Fossil Fuels

by Tommy Wilkes (Reuters) Companies including Nestle (NESN.S), Unilever (ULVR.L), Mahindra Group and Volvo Cars are urging political leaders to agree a timeline at the upcoming U.N. climate summit to phase out fossil fuels. The 131 companies, which have nearly $1 trillion in global

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Sustainable Aviation Fuels: Parts 1-4: What Is SAF? Why Use SAF? Economics of SAF. Politics of SAF.

by Gaulthier Blangez*  (Time to Fly and Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA, in collaboration with Time to Fly, is proud to publish a guide to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) for a general audience, for corporations working on ESG (environment, social and

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India Moots Biofuel Alliance among 14 Members of IPEF

by Kirtika Suneja (Economic Times) India has proposed collaboration on biofuels within the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) to ensure energy security and affordability. The country is also seeking technology transfer among the group's 14 members to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. These issues

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Neste, ISCC and DHL Group Successfully Piloted a New System Enabling Credible and Traceable Transfer of Sustainability Benefits from Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel along the Value Chain

(Neste) Neste, ISCC and DHL Group joined forces to pioneer and test a system through which airlines, logistics service providers and end customers such as corporates can credibly report the emission reduction achieved by using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to reduce

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How Traders Can Capture Value in Sustainable Fuels

by Tapio Melgin, Agata Mucha-Geppert, Xavier Veillard, and Andrew Warrell (McKinsey & Company)  The sustainable-fuel market is nascent, complex, and growing fast. Traders that develop an in-depth understanding across different fuels, feedstocks, and regions can gain a competitive advantage. As countries around

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Dutch Climate Minister Calls for Strong Coalition to Phase out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

by Pietro Lombardi (Reuters) Dutch Climate Minister Rob Jetten said on Monday he would work in coming weeks to set up a strong international coalition to phase out subsidies and tax breaks tied to the use of fossil fuels blamed for

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New Research, Tighter Specs, a Boost for Biodiesel

by Scott Fenwick (Clean Fuels Alliance America/SIGMA IGM Magazine) Biodiesel isn’t a substitute for diesel fuel; it’s an upgrade. Biodiesel adds lubricity to an engine, eliminating the need for a fuel additive. It lowers particulate matter, hydrocarbons, CO2 emissions and greenhouse gases.

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Cepsa Bunkers Hapag-Lloyd’s Containership with Biofuel in Barcelona

by Fatima Bahtić (Offshore Energy)  Spanish supplier of energy for maritime transport Cepsa has undertaken the largest supply of second-generation biofuels to date at the Port of Barcelona. The operation was conducted on a 350-meter-long containership operated by Hapag-Lloyd. According to the

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25 Bold Actions to Accelerate Global Bioeconomy Deployment: Results from the 9/22/23 Meet-up of the Bold Goals Action Group in Sydney

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Australia, at the initial meet-up of the global Bold Goals Action Group, leaders of the global bioeconomy, a “coalition of the willing”, established a draft of 25 Bold Actions that, if achieved by the various stakeholders in

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Global Biofuel Production ‘Too Slow’, IEA Reveals

(Biofuels International)  Biofuel production globally is not progressing fast enough for the global energy sector to reach net zero emissions of carbon dioxide by 2050, the International Energy Agency said. The organisation revealed this in its updated Net Zero Roadmap on September

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Harnessing Waste & Advanced Biodiesel: A Sustainable Voyage for the Maritime Sector

by Valerie Ahrens (Bunker Holding Group/Euractiv) ... The European Union’s FuelEU Maritime regulation and the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) decarbonisation strategy have set the scene for decades to come, in a critical transition for the shipping industry. ... The EU, as a

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Global Biofuel Output Lags in Race to Achieve Net Zero Emissions Targets: IEA

by Aditya Kondalamahanty and Samyak Pandey (S&P Global) Biofuel demand for road transport to peak by 2040; Need to broaden feedstock base to increase supply; Biodiesel production rising 9% per year, energy agency says -- Biofuel production globally is not progressing fast

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The Global Sugar Shortage Is about to Ease Thanks to a Corn Supply Boom

by Dayanne Sousa (Bloomberg/Economic Times) For consumers fighting rampant food inflation, the plunging sugar prices will be a respite. The global sugar shortage had caused prices of the item to rise up to an 11-year-high. ... A global sugar crunch that drove

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IRENA Virtual Knowledge Exchange Series on Renewables-based Clean Cooking: Key Messages and the Way Forward

(Clean Cooking Alliance)  The Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) target of achieving universal access to clean cooking fuels and technologies remains elusive. The 2023 SDG 7 Tracking Report highlights that, despite the progress, some 2.3 billion people still used polluting fuels

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CMA CGM and Maersk Join Forces to Accelerate the Decarbonization of the Shipping Industry

(Maersk)  Both CMA CGM and Maersk have set ambitious Net Zero target and invest extensively in the energy transition in shipping. The two leading shipping companies will work together to develop the use of alternative greener fuels for container vessel propulsion. Maersk and

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Special UN Summit, Protests, Week of Talk Turn up Heat on Fossil Fuels and Global Warming

by Seth Borenstein (Associated Press) As a record-smashing and deadly hot summer draws to a close, the United Nations and the city that hosts it are focusing on climate change and the burning of coal, oil and natural gas that causes it. It features a

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IMO Interim Guidance on the Use of Biofuels in Relation to CII

(Maritime Cyprus)  The 80th session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 80), held in July 2023, has approved the interim guidance on the use of biofuels. This is in relation to assigning CO2 Emission Conversion Factor (Cf) under the Carbon Intensity

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GeoServe Executes Its 1st Delivery of Marine Biofuel

(GeoServ/Biobased Diesel Daily) GeoServe announced Sept. 4 its first delivery of biofuel-blended bunkers onboard the Scorpio MR Pool Vessel STI Larvotto. The vessel was supplied with B24 marine biofuel, a blend comprising 24 percent biodiesel made from used cooking oil mixed with

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EU Commission Chief Asks G20 to Join Global Carbon Pricing

by Sarita Chaganti Singh, Katya Golubkova, Sakshi Dayal and Shivam Patel (Reuters)  The European Commission president asked G20 leaders on Saturday to join a proposal to set up global carbon pricing. Many countries are using a price on carbon to help meet

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Qualification of Alternative Jet Fuels

by Mark A. Rumizen (Federal Aviation Administration/Frontiers in Energy Research)  Historically, the commercial aviation industry has relied on a very limited number of well-proven, conventional fuels for certification and operation of aircraft and engines. The vast majority of today’s engines and

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Accurately Accounting for SAF Carbon Emission Benefits

by Veronica Bradley  (Clean Fuels Alliance America/SAF Magazine) ... However, carbon accounting methods are still being developed for companies to inventory the impacts of carbon reduction measures like fuel switching, and track their progress to their net-zero goals. The Greenhouse Gas

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G20 Poured More than $1tn into Fossil Fuel Subsidies Despite Cop26 Pledges – Report

by Ajit Niranjan (The Guardian) Public money still flowing into industry despite agreement to phase out ‘inefficient’ subsidies, thinktank says -- The G20 poured record levels of public money into fossil fuels last year despite having promised to reduce some of it, a report has

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Providing a Roadmap: Standards Development for Clean Cooking

(Pivot Clean Energy) ... A growing area of interest for bioethanol is for use as a household energy source, primarily in cooking applications.  This renewable fuel has the necessary attributes to be a viable, clean energy source for household cookstoves in

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Case Study on ASTM Standards: Biodiesel Fuel Blends

(ASTM International/Biobased Diesel Daily) As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, ASTM International invited case-study submissions from committee members around the world, highlighting standards that have made a significant impact in society—and that have bettered the world around us. Numerous exceptional

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OceanScore’s ESG Solution and Sustainability Data Platform Score Highly with New Investors

(Ocean Score/Maritime Executive)  OceanScore has brought onboard a group of high-profile investors to fund development of new data-driven tools intended to assist shipping players in navigating regulatory complexity towards compliance. The Hamburg-based technology developer and data provider for the maritime industry,

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The World in Energy

by Allen Schaeffer (Diesel Technology Forum) ... Biofuels production and consumption is growing. Globally biofuels production jumped 5.8% in 2022 with a 6.3% increase in the US. The country produced 38.1% of the total global production of biofuels with biodiesel accounting

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IATA Releases Industry Net Zero Tracking Methodology to Guide Industry Emission Reporting

(International Air Transport Association) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will publish an annual Track Zero report using IATA’s Net Zero Tracking Methodology to report industry-level progress towards aviation’s commitment to Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Net Zero Tracking Methodology and related

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New Initiative to Scale Low-Carbon Fuel Production Adopted by Ministers at Global Energy Summit

(International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)/PR Newswire) The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) has today adopted the Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative (CEM-Hubs) at a summit in Goa, India. The first-of-its-kind platform brings together the private sector and governments across the energy-maritime value chain to transform maritime transportation

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Why Aren’t We Addressing Climate Change with American Solutions?

by Shawn Feikema  (Minn Post) Requiring U.S. farmers to comply with an international scheme favoring European regulations and norms is a burdensome process most farmers cannot afford – both in time and money. ... Crop-based biofuels offer significant opportunities to decarbonize flight using

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International Maritime Organization (IMO) Adopts Revised Strategy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Shipping.

(International Maritime Organization) Member States of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), meeting at the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 80), have adopted the 2023 IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships, with enhanced targets to tackle harmful emissions. The revised

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Unpacking the UNEA Resolution to End Plastic Pollution

by Mary Ellen Ternes and Jeffrey Seay (Global Council for Science and the Environment) UNEA Resolution 5/14 entitled “End plastic pollution: Towards an international legally binding instrument” -- ... Nations around the world are gathering to negotiate an agreement that

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Pro Take: Forget the SEC, International Climate Reporting Standards Could Become the Global Baseline

by Rochelle Toplensky (Wall Street Journal) New international sustainability reporting standards could fulfill their ambition in becoming the global baseline as the advantages of using a single standard worldwide may, for many companies, outweigh the disadvantages of being more demanding than

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SEA-LNG Coalition Calls on IMO to Regulate All GHG Emissions on a Full Lifecycle Basis

(SEA-LNG)  Clear and consistent regulation is key to driving maritime decarbonisation. With this in mind, and ahead the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 80th Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 80), industry association SEA-LNG calls on the IMO to regulate all greenhouse

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G7 Ministers to Cooperate on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(NHK World Japan)  Group of Seven nations transport ministers are set to vow cooperation on promoting sustainable aviation fuel that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The officials are expected to address the issue in a joint statement to be adopted at their

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Fuel Production Stakeholders Call for Ambitious Shipping Decarbonisation Policies

(Environmental Defense Fund)  Companies and original equipment manufacturers commit to facilitating fuel demand ahead of MEPC 80 --  A group of fuel production stakeholders, including H2Carrier and MAN Energy Solutions, today joined Environmental Defense Fund in support for the full decarbonisation

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Boeing Launches SAF Dashboard to Track and Project Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production

(Boeing) Dashboard tracks potential SAF availability, and underscores need to close gap between supply and demand -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (June 20, 2023) launched SAF Dashboard, a tool that tracks expected sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) capacity over the next decade. Based

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ABS Analyses Potential of Biofuel Glending on Improvement to CII Ratings

by Panos Koutsourakis (ABS/Hellenic Shipping) With reporting of data in compliance with the IMO’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) regulation well underway, shipowners and operators are focussed on how to optimise their operations and gain improvement in CII ratings. The options

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First Sustainable Aviation Fuel Batches Certified under CORSIA

(International Civil Aviation Organization) For the first time, sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) have been certified under the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA).  Making use of the two ICAO-approved Sustainability Certification Schemes designed for this purpose, the development marks

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UN Chief Says Fossil Fuels 'Incompatible with Human Survival,' Calls for Credible Exit Strategy

by Frank Jordans (Associated Press/ABC News)  The head of the United Nations attacked fossil fuel companies Thursday, accusing them of betraying future generations and undermining efforts to phase out a product he called “incompatible with human survival.”  The head of the

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Farmers, Educators Are Allies in Climate-Smart Agriculture

(Solutions from the Land) ... As co-developer and leader of the Cornell Climate Smart Farming program, (Allison) Chatrchyan is developing powerful and user-friendly tools to help farmers in the Northeast better see how climate change is expected to affect them and what

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to SAF Book-and-Claim Systems

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Airline- and location-independent: the Book and Claim system allows (corporate) buyers to source SAF based on their total aviation footprint in one transaction, rather than sourcing through each airline individually. Andreea Moyes, Global Aviation Sustainability

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Community-Based Biodiesel is the Circular Economy

by Kelly King (Pacific Biodiesel/Biobased Diesel Daily) There is a lot of talk about what the circular economy is, but there is much less understanding of how community-scale biodiesel production is the concept’s poster child. I’ve had the honor of being

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EUBCE 2023 Marks the Return to Real-World Interaction

(Bioenergy International) ... Over 1 500 delegates from 79 countries convened in Bologna, Italy earlier this week to discuss the use of biomass in a circular and sustainable economy. ... The chairwoman of the conference, Isabella de Bari of the Italian Energy

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Countries Must Be Allowed to Prepare Own Plans for Sustainable Aviation Fuel: India

by Jagriti Chandra (The Hindu) India urges support for achieving sustainability in aviation alongside other challenges  --  India on May 31 asserted that global mandates for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) with 2050 as the target year was “too early” and that

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Opinion: IMO Must Take the Bull by the Horns

(Tradewinds at Nor-Shipping) To supercharge the green shift, we need a clear zero-emissions target by 2050, a market-based levy on CO2 emissions and an improved set of efficiency measures, and as our industry’s global regulator the IMO is the body

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IATA: SAF Production to Hit 69 Billion Litres in Five Years

(Biofuels International) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said it expected renewable fuel production to reach an estimated capacity of at least 69 billion litres (55 million tonnes) by 2028. Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will comprise a portion of this growing

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IEA Bioenergy Annual Report 2022

(IEA Bioenergy) The IEA Bioenergy Annual Report 2022 includes the summary of a special feature article ‘Material and Energy Valorization of Waste as Part of a Circular Model’ prepared by Task 36 (full article available here). The Annual Report also features a report

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Trafigura Publishes New Whitepaper "Charting a Course to a Greener Future for Shipping: Low-Emission Fuel Supply and the Opportunities for the Global South"

(Trafigura)   Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry, has today published new research highlighting the vital role that hydrogen-based fuels will play in decarbonising shipping – and the enormous potential for countries in the ‘Global South’ to produce

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U.N. Slams Carbon Removal as Unproven and Risky

by Corbin Hiar (E&E News Climatewire)  A United Nations panel is casting doubt on the promise of using machines to remove vast amounts of carbon dioxide from the air and sea in order to fight climate change. The skepticism from the high-profile

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WTTC Calls for Urgent Action on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(World Travel and Tourism Council) WTTC President & CEO Julia Simpson calls for immediate government action -- The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today called on governments around the world to “get serious” on incentivizing Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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Modern Bioenergy Provides Opportunities for Developing Countries

 (IEA Bioenergy) At the online event ’Opportunities of bioenergy and biofuels in developing economies‘, organized on 22 and 23 May by the IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Programme (IEA Bioenergy) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), more than 500

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Cooperative Research Pivotal for New Low Metals Grade of B100

(Clean Fuels Alliance America/Biodiesel Magazine) Based on compelling new biodiesel fuel quality data from some of the nation’s top research institutions, ASTM International has approved a new Low Metals (LM) grade of biodiesel in D6751, the ASTM specification for low-carbon B100 biodiesel

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Navigator CO2 Partners with Puro.earth to Generate CDR Credits from Heartland Greenway CCUS Project

(Navigator CO2/PR Newswire)  Navigator CO2 ("Navigator"), a leading carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) company, today announced the signing of an agreement with Puro.earth, the world's leading carbon crediting platform for engineered carbon removal, to validate and certify Navigator's carbon dioxide

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Cost Cap Tweak Opens Door for Mercedes Biofuel Switch for F1 Trucks

by Jonathan Noble (motorsport.com) Tweaks to Formula 1's cost cap rules have opened the door for Mercedes to commit to running its race trucks on biofuel this year. -- The German manufacturer trialled using biofuel for its transporters at last year's Belgian,

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Tightening ASTM Standards Shines a Spotlight on Biodiesel Quality Performance

by Parker Schulte (Brownfield Ag News) In this episode of Fueling Conversations, Steve Howell, founding partner of MARC-IV Consulting and senior technical advisor to Clean Fuels Alliance America, will discuss some of the history behind the ASTM standard for biodiesel

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CoSAFA Issues SAF Accounting Procedure Guidelines

by Curt Epstein (AIN Online) The Council on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (CoSAFA) has published its “Methodology of SAF Environmental Attribute Transactions,”​ a system of procedures for the accounting and auditing of global book-and-claim programs. Launched in 2021, CoSAFA—which includes many of the industry

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World Not Ready Yet to 'Switch off' Fossil Fuels, COP28 Host UAE Says

by Valerie Volcovici and Leah Douglas (Reuters) ... UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Mariam Almheiri told Reuters in an interview that phasing out fossil fuels would hurt countries that depend on them for revenue or can not easily replace

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Reflecting on the RSB Ports Meeting 2023

(RSB) ... (I)n the beautiful city of Copenhagen, RSB hosted a brand-new event for RSB members and invited stakeholders, in partnership with Maersk, ClimateWorks Foundation, Copenhagen Airports and Topsoe. From 22nd to 23rd March, RSB brought together key stakeholders from across industry and civil society for two days

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Biofuel Policies and the Current Food Crisis

by Joseph Glauber and Charlotte Hebebrand (International Food Policy Research Institute/Daily Star) ... Despite the recurring food versus fuel debate and criticism expressed during previous price spikes, biofuel policies have grown in popularity. That growth will likely continue.  The International Energy Agency

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WFW: Biofuels Trump LNG as Most Popular Alternative for the Next 5 Years

by Jasmina Ovcina Mandra (Offshore Energy) In 2021, LNG was the most popular alternative fuel considered by shipowners for use in the (then) next five years; twice as many as those who said they were considering biofuels. That position has now

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Biofuel Makes Its Debut in FIA Karting Competitions

(Biofuels International)  The FIA World Motor Sport Council has approved the use of biofuel in karting competitions from this year. The selected fuel is a 100% renewable product made from second generation bio-based components and synthetic fuel produced by German manufacturer

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How New Business Models Are Boosting Momentum on CCUS

by Mathilde Fajardy, Carl Greenfield, Rachael Moore (IEA)  2022 was a strong year for carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS). More than 140 new projects were announced, increasing planned storage capacity by 80%, and capture capacity by 30%. CCUS projects

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Battle Brews over Climate Law Credits for Aviation Biofuels

by Brian Dabbs (E&E News Energywire)  The Inflation Reduction Act is setting up a fight over the climate footprint of biofuels for aviation, with significant implications for the nation’s emissions trajectory, the U.S. transportation sector and rural communities. In coming weeks, the

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Farmers Must Be at the Center of New, International Work on Climate Action

(Solutions from the Land) The proposals are in. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has closed its submission period for recommendations on how to structure the four-year Sharm el-Sheikh joint work on implementation of climate action on agriculture and food

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Methanol as Marine Fuel

(NABU (Google Translation)) NABU study shows potential for climate-friendly drive turnaround at sea  --  E-methanol can make ocean shipping more climate-friendly. The fuel is less harmful to the environment than ammonia or heavy oil and easier to use - this

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Ready for Take-off and Take-up

by John McGarrity (Fastmarkets/Biofuels International) Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is at a turning point. Aviation has long been considered one of the hardest industries to decarbonise and unlike the automotive industry, we are still years away from being able to use

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SWOTing the Potential of Low and Zero Emission Fuels in the Maritime Sector

(Maritime Professionals) Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM)  organized “SWOT-ing the potential of low- and zero- emission fuels in the maritime sector” – a hybrid webinar examining the safety, costs, maturity, and availability of new bunker fuels. An initiative of the Cyprus

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Amex GBT Integrates with CHOOOSE to Enhance Business Air Travel Emissions Data

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online) Leading B2B travel platform American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) has reached an agreement with CHOOOSE to integrate the climate tech company’s carbon emissions calculations across Amex GBT’s travel booking and reporting tools. With

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Strong Relationships Yield Better Results for Farmers in International Negotiations

(Solutions from the Land) ... The agreement more specifically requested the establishment of the four-year Sharm el-Sheikh joint work on implementation of climate action on agriculture and food security. All Parties and officially recognized observers, including Solutions from the Land, have until March

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Formula 1 ‘Will Never Go Electric’ Says CEO

by James Gilboy (The Drive) We called it: F1’s CEO says batteries aren’t the future for the world’s premiere open-wheel race series. ... Instead, the Italian said that F1 will hedge its future on a "clean, zero-emission petrol" that it is

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Guest Post: The State of ‘Carbon Dioxide Removal’ in Seven Charts

by Steven Smith, Jan Minx, Greg Nemet and Oliver Geden (Carbon Brief)  Taking CO2 out of the air – a practice known as carbon dioxide removal (CDR) – is increasingly recognised as a crucial part of achieving climate goals, alongside rapidly

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Start of the Balloting Process for ASTM Certification of Global Bioenergies’ Technology to Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Global Bioenergies) Global Bioenergies has the perspective to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel (“SAF”) through its bio-isobutene technology, and has worked these last years on the ASTM international certification procedure. The balloting process, a key step for such certification, is now scheduled. How

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SAF and the ICAO LTAG Report on Future Trends in International Aviation CO2 Emissions

(Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative) · SAF and the ICAO LTAG Report on Future Trends in International Aviation CO2 Emissions Dr. James Hileman and Dr. Anna Oldani (FAA)  READ MORE

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Biogas Trade Bodies and Companies Call for an Urgent Rethink on GHG Protocol Guidance for Corporate Biomethane Use Reporting

(World Biogas Association) Over 50 biogas and biomethane trade associations and companies from around the world have written to the World Resources Institute (WRI), administrator of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (1), calling for a rethink of its position on the use of biomethane certificates for

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The Future of Flight in a Net-Zero-Carbon World: 9 Scenarios, Lots of Sustainable Biofuel

by Candelaria Bergero and Steve Davis (The Conversation) ... In a new study, we examined different options for aviation to reach net-zero emissions and assessed how air travel could continue without contributing to climate change. The bottom line: Each pathway has important trade-offs

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Energy Globe Award Applications Open DEADLINE February 14, 2023

(Energy Globe Award)  In total, participants from more than 180 nations participated with implemented projects e.g. in the year 2019 . All projects protecting our environment may be submitted. The Energy Globe Award is presented in the categories of Life: Earth,

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Carbon Pricing Standards Needed to Accelerate Green Transition

(Bioenergy International) In order to reach 2050 emissions reduction targets, trillions of dollars in public and private capital are needed to adopt and scale green energy technologies. Carbon pricing is essential to unlocking the vault, financial experts told participants at a

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Heathrow CEO to Davos: ‘The Wealthy People in This Room’ Need to Pay even More to Make Flying Greener

by Chris Morris (Fortune Magazine) Airlines and airports are under heavy pressure to reduce their environmental footprint—and the head of London’s Heathrow Airport has a message for Davos: The way to accomplish that is to hike fares for the wealthiest

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LNG – Deliverying Decarbonisation: SEA-LNG’s View from the Bridge 2022-2023

(SEA-LNG) SEA-LNG is pleased to share its overview of LNG as a marine fuel in 2022-2023. This resource highlights how the shipping industry has advanced along the LNG pathway to decarbonisation in 2022 and outlines what progress is anticipated in 2023. 2022

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USGC: Report Helps Countries Accelerate Transition to Net Zero

(Ethanol Producer Magazine/US Grains Council) In December, the International Energy Agency – the leading intergovernmental organization that provides policy recommendations, analysis and data on the global energy sector – released its Renewables 2022 Analysis. The report is available for use by

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Rio Grande: Petrobras Tests Bunker with Renewable Content on Transpetro Vessel

(Petrobras/Portos & Mercados (Google Translation)) Petrobras carried out, on Saturday (12/31), the first bunker filling with renewable content in the country. At the Rio Grande Terminal (Terig), in Rio Grande do Sul, the Transpetro vessel “Darcy Ribeiro”, was fueled with the new

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Who Is Financing Green Shipping?

by Isabelle Gerretsen (China Dialogue Ocean) The international shipping industry is under pressure to decarbonise rapidly, requiring a huge investment drive and policy push from governments -- The shipping industry must invest in new vessels, fuels and infrastructure to achieve its

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Top 5: “Indiscriminate Use of Hydrogen” Could Slow the Energy Transition

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies)  ... I try to poke behind the hype to provide a deeper understanding of what’s happening. Items I selected this month include: Hydrogen: “Indiscriminate use of hydrogen” could end up slowing the energy transition. ...

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Maritime Regulations: Statutory IMO Requirements Update Jan 2023

(Maritime Cyprus) ... Reduction of GHG emissions -- Revision of the IMO GHG Strategy There was an extensive exchange of views on the scheduled revision of the IMO GHG Strategy. MEPC 79 revised the Guidance on process and methodological elements for the conduct of

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South Korean Shipbuilders Bet Big on Green Fuels

by Seo Jin-woo and Han Yubin (Pulse) South Korea’s big three shipyards are accelerating their efforts to build green ships using eco-friendly fuels amid the migration to carbon neutrality worldwide. According to the shipbuilding industry on Tuesday, the profitability of eco-friendly

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RSB Launches New Sustainability Requirements for Power-to-X Technologies

(RSB) On behalf of its membership platform, the RSB Power-to-X Working Group, RSB officially launched the newly approved sustainability guidance and requirements for Power-to-X (PtX) technologies. The RSB PtX Working Group was first initiated in September 2021 to agree on best practice to identify

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RSB Researches SAF in Top Airport's Sustainability Strategies

(RSB)   The drive to develop viable, fully commercialised sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is gaining momentum. By the beginning of 2020, over 250,000 flights had taken off using SAF blends and over 6 billion litres of offtakes had been achieved. Currently,

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Shipping's Decarbonization Outlook for 2023

by Brian Gicheru Kinyua (Maritime Executive) Will the CII succeed? Will green fuels take off? And will the IMO enact a carbon levy? This year, we may have the answers. ... Specifically, 2023 could be a definitive year for CII (Carbon

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Viewpoint: US Biofuels Bunker Demand Seen Muted

by Stefka Wechsler (Argus Media)  Biofuels used for bunkering could see an uptick in use in New York and California in 2023, driven by smaller, harbor vessel demand, but demand from larger, ocean-going vessels will likely remain muted from a lack

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to GreenStarBCS

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Green Star BCS provides clients with the technical, market, and economic expertise to thrive as they shift toward a more sustainable economy. We collaborate with clients across the energy and renewable power sectors, providing pragmatic,

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Shipowner Decarbonisation Survey Identifies ‘Collaboration Crisis’

(Houlder Navigator)  Houlder Navigator research highlights ineffective collaboration as a key barrier to the decarbonisation of shipping -- A survey of shipowners conducted by design and engineering consultancy, Houlder, has highlighted that reliance on ad hoc collaboration between ship owners,

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