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NACSAA Readies Push for New Round of Ag Recommendations at COP24

(Solutions from the Land)  With the latest round of global climate talks set to take place in Katowice, Poland, in a few weeks, the North America Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance (NACSAA),

November 14, 2018 Read Full Article

New and Improved Routes to Low Carbon Fuels, Chemicals and Materials: Re-Thinking the Global Bioeconomy

by Tammy Klein, Douglas Faulkner and Gerard J. Ostheimer (Biofuels Digest)  … After the Paris Agreement in 2015 the urgent challenge of mitigating climate change forced numerous people across the advocacy-to-action spectrum

October 18, 2018 Read Full Article

NNPC, Chinese Consortia Sign Pacts on Biofuel Development

(The Guardian Nigeria) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with Chinese consortia to develop sustainable biofuels in the country. At a ceremony yesterday in Beijing

September 5, 2018 Read Full Article

Advanced Biofuels Are Key to Decarbonising Transportation

by  Markus Rarbach (Clariant/EurActiv)  The recent agreements on the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) are setting the tone for creating a stable and predictable business environment that will trigger the development

July 17, 2018 Read Full Article

NNPC Engages Cross River Community on 14mw Biodiesel

by Harrison Edeh (Business Day)  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced comprehensive community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitize dwellers of Iwure, Ojor and Osomba/Akin communities of Cross River State

July 17, 2018 Read Full Article

Greening the Canadian Transportation Sector

by Jim Grey (Renewable Industries Canada/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Canada is a great example of how biofuels can lead the way for greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions, and of the importance of bringing

June 27, 2018 Read Full Article

Biofuels and the Green Energy Push: Brazil-U.S. Cooperation in Implementing Carbon Emissions Reduction Policies

(Brazil Institute, Wilson Center)  Late last year, the Brazilian government introduced a new biofuels policy program to meet its commitment under the Paris Climate Agreement’s section on “Nationally Determined Contributions” to reduce carbon

June 24, 2018 Read Full Article

An Evaluation of Brazil’s RenovaBio Program

by Bill Brandon* (Advanced Biofuels USA/ Industrial Ecosystems) According to the Paris Accords on Climate Change, each country is to develop its own goals for CO2 reductions and develop a

June 21, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Corbion

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Corbion is a global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae

June 15, 2018 Read Full Article

Joint Venture Company Formed for Execution of NRL’s Bio Refinery Project

(Numaligarh Refinery Limited)  Numaligarh Refinery Limited has taken a giant step forward by establishing a joint venture, Assam Bio-Refinery Pvt. Limited (ABRPL) with equity participation of  M/s Chempolis Oy of Finland and M/s

June 14, 2018 Read Full Article

This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land: European Biofuels and the Debate over the ‘Agreeable Corridor’

by Michael Eggleston* (Advanced Biofuels USA) As Europe’s revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) plans are set into motion, disagreements about how biofuels are treated in the newly proposed legislation have

May 16, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

Modern Bioenergy ‘Key’ for Meeting Paris Targets, Report States

(Bioenergy Insight)  The scaling up of renewable energy production needs to be drastically accelerated if the world is to meet the decarbonisation and climate change mitigation goals set out in the

April 24, 2018 Read Full Article

IMO Moves Forward with Ban on Vessels Carrying High-Sulphur Fuel

by Jonathan Saul and Libby George (Reuters)  The International Maritime Organization said it approved on Friday an amendment that would ban ships unequipped to strip sulphur from carrying high-sulphur fuel from

April 23, 2018 Read Full Article

NACSAA Advances Recommendations to Shape UNFCCC Agricultural Work Program

(25 x ’25/North American Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance) Last November, we wrote here of a major breakthrough occurring at the global climate talks in Bonn, Germany, where, for the first

March 30, 2018 Read Full Article

Report on 8th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference; Presentations Published

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification)  Tuesday 20 February 2018, Brussels, Belgium high profile speakers discussed on the latest updates on a broad range of topics: The future of bioenergy discussed by

March 12, 2018 Read Full Article

Short-Term Bioenergy Solutions for Meeting the Two Degree Celsius Scenario (2DS)

by Michael Eggleston* (Advanced BiofuelsUSA) Highlighting how policy makers, investors and scientists can jointly work together to transform the global energy system, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2017 Technology Roadmap

March 9, 2018 Read Full Article

Heard from the Floor at ABLC — Thursday March 1, 2018

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  … On March 1, ABLC 2018 kicked off at the Mayflower Hotel in the heart of D.C. with five Avengers – a superhero bunch who

March 5, 2018 Read Full Article

More Countries Adopting Ethanol Policies

by Bliss Baker (Global Renewable Fuels Alliance /Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … Encouragingly, despite an extended period of uncertainty and less-than-ideal market circumstances, free trade has enabled global biofuel production to continue

January 22, 2018 Read Full Article

Biofuture Platform: Insights from COP23

by Michael Eggleston* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  In order to meet the global temperature reduction target which was agreed upon at the Paris Climate Accord, delegates from the Biofuture Platform met

January 4, 2018 Read Full Article

Gathering Momentum around Soil Carbon Sequestration

(CGIAR) Evidence-based science on the mitigation and socio-economic impacts of soil carbon sequestration is needed to support commitments to sustainable development goals and the Paris Agreement target. … Soil carbon sequestration,

December 7, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Biofuels Cut Uruguay’s Annual CO2 Emissions by 7%

by Adam Critchley (BN Americas)  Uruguay’s transportation sector has achieved an average annual reduction of 7% in CO2 emissions since 2015 as a result of increased use of biofuels, according to

October 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Federal Government Seeking Partner to Look at Way to Create Domestic Jet Biofuel Industry

by Maura Forrest (National Post)  The federal government is looking at the potential of producing jet biofuels, in light of an international agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the aviation

October 11, 2017 Read Full Article

Brazil’s Ethanol Producers and Automakers Sign Cooperation Accord

by Fernando Calmon (Just Auto)  … Sugar cane-based ethanol, besides powering electricity generation, manages to capture 90% of CO2 emissions throughout its life cycle (from well to wheel). Yet this sector here

July 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Divestment Is Shifting the Geopolitics of Fossil Fuels

by Penney Kome (rabble.ca)  …   Almost everyone is targeting fossil fuel consumption and, by extension, Big Oil. Most of us see the oil business as gas stations, or as mammoth corporations,

July 24, 2017 Read Full Article

U.S. Airlines Affirm Aviation Emissions Deal after Trump’s Paris Pullout

by Allison Lampert and Victoria Bryan (Reuters)  U.S. airlines on Tuesday affirmed their support for a plan to curb emissions from flights, under review by the administration of President Donald

June 7, 2017 Read Full Article

Responding to Trump: The New Economies of Pittsburgh…and Paris and Paris and Paris

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Where Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto joined the mayors of more than 175 cities in a rebel yell that has been heard nationwide since President Trump

June 5, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump’s Withdrawal from Paris Is Bad News for the ICAO Emissions Deal

by Aaron Karp (Air Transport World)  I expect to hear a lot of talk over the coming days, particularly at the IATA AGM in Cancun that starts June 4, about

June 2, 2017 Read Full Article

Free Trade Needed to Maximize Biofuels’ Benefit

by Bliss Baker (Global Renewable Fuels Alliance/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … The recent rise of economic populist and protectionist language used in several countries is a troubling sign as it could harm

May 25, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Here Comes BioChina: Amyris, Others Bypass the 4 Myths of Business in the Middle Kingdom

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  From California arrives the very interesting news that Amyris has entered into an agreement with Blue California whereby its affiliates will provide access to its

April 19, 2017 Read Full Article

EU Clamps Down on Imports of Unsustainable Palm Oil for Biofuels

(European Parliament/Biomass Magazine)  To counter the impact of unsustainable palm oil production such as deforestation and habitat degradation, particularly in Southeast Asia, the EU should introduce a single certification scheme

April 10, 2017 Read Full Article

GRFA Calls on G20 Leaders to Increase Action on Climate Change in Light of New Report

(Global Renewable Fuels Alliance) Bliss Baker, the President of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA), called on G20 leaders to build on the historic international cooperation achieved in 2016 with the

March 27, 2017 Read Full Article

Scientists Made a Detailed “Roadmap” for Meeting the Paris Climate Goals. It’s Eye-Opening.

by Brad Plumer (Vox)  … They start with the big picture: To hit the Paris climate goals without geoengineering, the world has to do three broad (and incredibly ambitious) things: 1)

March 24, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Bloomberg G-20 Poised to Signal Retreat From Climate-Change Funding Pledge

by Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) Draft statement encourages private funding for climate change; Previous communique emphasized strong government support  —  Finance ministers for the U.S., China, Germany and other members of

March 13, 2017 Read Full Article

Trump Adviser Peter Thiel Questions ‘Group Think’ of Restricting Carbon Emissions

by James Osborne (Fuel Fix)  Peter Thiel, the technology investor and adviser to President Donald Trump, questioned the global push towards restricting carbon emissions as “group think” while speaking Tuesday

March 8, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Electric Vehicles Threaten to Overtake Biofuels

by Jan Rocha (Climate News Network)  A sharp increase in the predicted global number of EVs prompts Brazil to rev up its promotion of low-carbon biofuels.  —  By 2040, the

January 6, 2017 Read Full Article

World Petroleum Council Guide to Biofuels

(World Petroleum Council)  ‘Biofuels’ will be the 6th in the series of the WPC’s educational guides and will focus on the use of biofuels and their role in our current

December 20, 2016 Read Full Article

Birth of Mideast Renewables?

by Anthony Adragna (Politico’s Morning Energy)  Squeezed budgets from low oil prices since mid-2014, combined with rising energy demand, will boost demand for renewable energy and efficiency technologies across the

December 13, 2016 Read Full Article

U.S. Ethanol Exports Increase as More Countries Take Steps to Fight Air Pollution

(Iowa Corn)  … As the world strives to meet goals set by global climate initiatives, U.S. ethanol provides an affordable solution. Government mandates, which dictate a certain amount of ethanol

December 8, 2016 Read Full Article

Nigeria Needs 2.4m Litres of Biodiesel Daily

(Punch)  Nigeria needs 2.4 million litres of biodiesel daily to successfully implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the Jatropha Growers, Processors and Exporters Association of Nigeria has said. The National

December 7, 2016 Read Full Article

Q&A: Alcogroup Says Ethanol Is Key to GHG Targets

(Argus Media)  Belgium-based ethanol producer Alcogroup’s chief executive Charles-Albert Peers spoke to Argus about near-term prospects for the European ethanol market following the introduction of gasoline with a maximum blended

November 18, 2016 Read Full Article

WBA Calls on COP22 Delegates to Push for Carbon Tax to Aid Paris Climate Agreement

(Bioenergy Insight)  The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) has called on the delegates attending the 22ndConference of Parties (COP22) at Marrakech, Morocco to push for a carbon tax to help countries

November 15, 2016 Read Full Article

What is Australia’s Biofuel Future?

(Ecogeneration)  With growing interest in Australia in the production of liquid biofuels, bio-refining experts Geoff Bell, CEO of Australian company Microbiogen, and Ed de Jong, vice-president of development at Dutch

November 7, 2016 Read Full Article

If the U.S. Is Serious about the Paris Agreement, It Needs to Get Serious about Biofuels

(Renewable Fuels Association)  … Leading up to the Paris Agreement, countries submitted individual plans — called Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDCs) — on how they planned to meet the greenhouse gas

November 7, 2016 Read Full Article

Big Oil Pledges $1 Billion for Gas Technologies to Fight Climate Change

by Karolin Schaps and Ron Bousso (Reuters/Yahoo! News)  Some of the world’s biggest oil companies, including Saudi Aramco and Royal Dutch Shell , pledged on Friday to invest $1 billion to

November 5, 2016 Read Full Article

National Research Council Showcasing New Algal Biorefinery Project to Reduce CO2 Emissions

(CNW/Newswire)  The Government of Canada is supporting clean energy research, development and technology demonstration at all stages of the innovation spectrum, from high-risk, early stage research that can deliver transformative

November 5, 2016 Read Full Article

Opinion: Why ICAO’s Emissions Deal Will Not Make A Difference

by Jens Flottau (Aviation Week)  When the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced in early October that its general assembly had reached agreement on the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme

October 24, 2016 Read Full Article

Maersk, Cargill and 49 Others from Industry Call on International Maritime Organization to Set Ambitious Emissions Objective

(Hellenic Shipping News/Danish Shipowners’ Association)  The Danish Shipowners’ Association, Royal Belgian Shipowners’ Association, Maersk, Scandlines, J. Lauritzen, Unifeeder, and 45 other businesses and organisations across the shipping and marine industry

October 20, 2016 Read Full Article

UPM Partners with NGOs and Green Think-Tanks to Drive Sustainable Low Carbon Fuels

(Globe Newswire/UPM)  ENGOs, think-tanks and the advanced biofuel industry have been collaborating on defining policy boundaries for European fuels policy that recognises the need to safeguard sustainability while stimulating investments

October 18, 2016 Read Full Article

Airlines to Test Alternative Fuel

by Anum Yoon (Triple Pundit)  As the world turns its attention to addressing global warming, the airline industry, too, is researching ways to do its part and lower greenhouse gas emissions. One

October 14, 2016 Read Full Article

FACT SHEET: 191 Countries Reach a Global Climate Deal for International Aviation

(The White House)  Today, in Montreal, Canada, 191 countries decided to adopt a global market-based measure to reduce carbon emissions from international aviation at the 39th Assembly meeting of the

October 7, 2016 Read Full Article

Historic Aviation Climate Agreement Reached at ICAO

( International Air Transport Association ) The worldwide aviation industry has applauded a crucial climate agreement reached by governments meeting at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) today. The negotiations,

October 6, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Can the Aviation Industry Finally Clean up Its Emissions?

by John Vidal (The Guardian)  With biofuel potential limited and emissions rising, the need for industry to act is urgent. Hopes rest on a global UN carbon offset scheme to

September 30, 2016 Read Full Article

World Needs Transport Biofuels

by Bliss Baker (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Global Renewable Fuels Alliance)  … The transport sector is one of the largest contributors of greenhouse gases (GHGs), estimated to be approximately 25 to 30 percent

September 29, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Henrik Erämetsä from Neste to Co-Chair EU Initiative for Advanced Biofuels in Aviation

(Neste)  Henrik Erämetsä, Head of Aviation Regulation at Neste has been appointed Co-Chair of the EU initiative ‘the European Advanced Biofuels Flightpath’ as a representative of the biofuels industry. Mr.

September 29, 2016 Read Full Article

The Car-Emissions Sleuth Who’s Costing Chrysler $5 Billion

by John Lippert and Jeff Plungis (Bloomberg)  … As head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s air-quality and transportation office, (Chris) Grundler holds as much sway as any single human over how

September 26, 2016 Read Full Article

Aviation Industry Urges Governments to Show Climate Leadership

(Air Transport Action Group)  Negotiations to complete the first global agreement on capping a single sector’s climate impact are due to resume in Montreal on Tuesday as the world’s governments

September 26, 2016 Read Full Article

The Fight Must Go on to Protect the EU’s Right to Continue with Its Own Aviation Emissions Scheme

by Jeff Gazzard (European GreenSkies Alliance/GreenAir Online)  Over the next couple of weeks, the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will be holding its 39th Assembly in Montreal. One

September 23, 2016 Read Full Article

Environmental NGOs Fear Voluntary Participation in Global Aviation Scheme Will Undermine Carbon Neutrality Goal

(GreenAir Online)  Environmental NGOs have expressed strong reservations with elements of the proposed global market-based carbon scheme that will shortly be presented for approval by ICAO’s Member States at their

September 23, 2016 Read Full Article

Paris High Ambition Countries Call for Urgent Action on Aviation Emissions and a Robust Global Carbon Scheme

(GreenAir Online)  Members of the High Ambition Coalition, which played a pivotal role in the successful outcome of the global climate negotiations last December that resulted in the Paris Agreement,

September 23, 2016 Read Full Article

Design Features of the EU’s Aviation ETS Should Be Strengthened to Deliver Real Emissions Reductions, Finds T&E Report

(GreenAir Online)  Despite imperfections, the inclusion of aviation into the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) has functioned well and enjoys a high degree of compliance, finds a new report

September 23, 2016 Read Full Article

Gates Backs Renmatix; Total Inks 1 Million Ton/Year Cellulosic Sugar License

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Pennsylvania, Bill Gates is leading the latest investment round into the pioneering cellulosic sugars

September 15, 2016 Read Full Article

ICAO Carbon Offsetting Scheme Moves a Step Closer to Agreement as Council Releases Final Draft Resolution Text

(GreenAir Online)  ICAO’s 36-State governing Council has released final draft text of a Resolution to be put before the UN

September 5, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Blog: Competing with Sub $50 Oil – a Strategy for Biofuels

by Irshad Ahmed  (Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels International)  If bioenergy represents a sustainable energy future for the planet, then why must it

September 3, 2016 Read Full Article

Welcome to Aviation Biofuels Math Class with Mr. Mercutio

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  If you were reading BBC’s coverage of the aviation biofuels space yesterday, you would have

August 31, 2016 Read Full Article

Brazil Climate Pledge Questioned after Ethanol Snub

by Marcelo Teixeira (Reuters)  Biofuel and climate experts have questioned Brazil’s commitment to a plan to cut carbon emissions by raising

August 30, 2016 Read Full Article

Investors Urge G20 Nations to Ratify Paris Climate Deal This Year

by Alister Doyle (Reuters)  Investors managing more than $13 trillion of assets urged leaders of the Group of 20 on

August 30, 2016 Read Full Article

Will New Biofuels Help Decarbonize Aviation and Shipping?

by Kent Harrington (Chenected)  …  For example, which country should own the emissions from a Mexico City flight to New

August 23, 2016 Read Full Article

Driving Europe’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

(European Commission)  The Commission today presented a package of measures to accelerate the shift to low-carbon emissions in all sectors

July 21, 2016 Read Full Article

NRDC Releases 2016 Aviation Biofuel Scorecard

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The National Resources Defense Council has released its 2016 Aviation Biofuel Scorecard, which rates airlines

June 27, 2016 Read Full Article

Biofuels Are Vital to Decarbonising the EU’s Road Transport

by Robert White (ePure/EurActiv)  The Stone Age did not end because humans ran out of stones – it ended because

June 16, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Reconciling Food Security and Bioenergy: Priorities for Action

by Keith L. Kline, Siwa Msangi, Virginia H. Dale, Jeremy Woods, Glaucia M. Souza, Patricia Osseweijer, Joy S. Clancy, Jorge A. Hilbert, Francis X. Johnson, Patrick C. McDonnell, Harriet K. Mugera

June 15, 2016 Read Full Article

World’s Biggest Banks Are Driving Climate Change, Pumping Billions Into Extreme Fossil Fuels

(EcoWatch/Rainforest Action Network)  A report released Tuesday by Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Sierra Club and Oil Change International provides the first

June 14, 2016 Read Full Article

Bioenergy Has Significant Potential to Reduce Fossil Fuel Reliance in Cities, New Study Finds

(Bioenergy Insight)  Bioenergy has the significant potential to become a pillar in the future energy portfolio of cities, according to

June 14, 2016 Read Full Article

World Leaders Must Get on Biofuels Page

by Bliss Baker (Ethanol Producer Magazine/ )  … It is estimated that the transportation sector produces 25 to 30 percent of

June 13, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Bloomberg Task Force Should Recommend Companies Be Required to Stress Test Their Business Plans against Risks of Climate Change Actions and Impacts

( London School of Economics and Political Science)  Companies that fail to plan for business scenarios in a low-carbon economy

June 13, 2016 Read Full Article

American Nations to Start Carbon-Price Talks, World Bank Says

by Mathew Carr (Bloomberg)  Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru plan July meeting in Santiago; Nations studying taxes, trading systems after Paris deal

June 2, 2016 Read Full Article

World Leaders Must Get on Biofuels Page

by Bliss Baker (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Global Renewable Fuels Alliance) …  It is estimated that the transportation sector produces 25 to 30

May 16, 2016 Read Full Article

Meeting 2025 CAFE Good for Consumers, Necessary for Climate; Getting There No Easy Feat

(Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  … To achieve CAFE for the light duty fleet – there is no one-sized fits all

May 11, 2016 Read Full Article

Courier Giant Ushers in ‘Future of Aviation’ with Biofuels Drive

by George Ogleby (EurActiv)  The world’s largest express transportation company, FedEx, is pioneering the use of sustainable aviation fuels through

May 11, 2016 Read Full Article

Harmonisation and Pragmatism Required for an Effective Future EU Sustainable Bioenergy Policy!

(European Biomass Association)  AEBIOM answer to the European Commission Public Consultation – A sustainable bioenergy policy for the period after 2020  —

May 11, 2016 Read Full Article

Government Negotiators Receive Encouragement from Aviation Industry Leaders

(Air Transport Action Group)   A High Level Meeting being convened by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on 11 May

May 10, 2016 Read Full Article

Shipping Sector Emissions: Alternative Fuels for Marine and Inland Waterways Transport

(European Commission Joint Research Center)   A recent JRC report finds that fuels like liquefied natural gas (LNG) and methanol are

May 10, 2016 Read Full Article

12th F.O. Lichts Sugar & Ethanol Brazil 2016: New Horizons for the Ethanol Industry in Brazil

by Lais F. Thomaz* (Advanced Biofuels USA) From 25 to 27 April 2016, renowned experts, entrepreneurs and government officials were

May 6, 2016 Read Full Article

Time Is Now to Take Advantage of Climate Solutions Offered by Agriculture

by Ernie Shea (25 x ’25) Today starts a two-day “Climate Action 2016” summit in Washington that will bring together government,

May 6, 2016 Read Full Article

University of Maryland Publishes Study: Considering the Cost of Clean: Americans on Energy, Air Quality and Climate

(University of Maryland Program for Public Consultation) … To find out what Americans would recommend when given facts and arguments, the

May 4, 2016 Read Full Article

Pershing Says ‘High-Ambition Coalition’ Could See Life Post-Paris

by Jean Chemnick (E&E/Climatewire) … Jonathan Pershing, who took over the top post at the Office of the Special Envoy for

May 3, 2016 Read Full Article

Volkswagen Teams with Shell to Convince EU the Way to Decarbonize Transport

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Belgium, Volkswagen has teamed with Shell on a new report by Roland Berger promoting

April 29, 2016 Read Full Article

Ethanol Groups Criticize US Climate Plan for Excluding Biofuels

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … “It is beyond baffling that biofuels or the RFS were not included in the

April 27, 2016 Read Full Article

Biofuels Driving Emissions Cuts thru 2030, Says Lux: But Which Feedstocks?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Lux Research projects that the emergence of low-carbon fuels and vehicle efficiency will cut emissions

April 27, 2016 Read Full Article

Make Biofuels Part of Paris Agreement Implementation

by Joanna Schroeder (DomesticFuel.com)  … Nearly a third of global GHGs come from the transportation sector making it a key area

April 22, 2016 Read Full Article

#EarthDay, #Ethanol and the Global Climate

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  The signing of the Paris Climate Agreement on Earth Day 2016 puts the focus on what

April 22, 2016 Read Full Article

GRFA Supports Adoption of National Policies to Reduce Emissions

(Global Renewable Fuels Alliance/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Bliss Baker, president of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance, recently sent letters to the

April 19, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Building a Bioethanol Coalition in the Fight Against Climate Change

by Jan Koninckx (DuPont/Biofuels Digest) … (O)ur call is clear: we must act with the utmost urgency as we work

March 15, 2016 Read Full Article

Second-Generation Biofuel Markets: State of Play, Trade and Developing Country Perspectives

(United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)  UNCTAD’s first report on the state of biofuel technologies in 2007 highlighted a

February 23, 2016 Read Full Article

GRFA Calls on National Governments to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies

(Global Renewable Fuels Alliance/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Bliss Baker, the president of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance, recently called upon national

February 22, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Biofuels ‘Here and Now’ Solution

by Jim Grey (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Canadian Renewable Fuels Association)  Biofuels are an important part of the renewable energy mix and

February 22, 2016 Read Full Article

COP21 President Says Growing Emissions from Aviation and Shipping Sectors Must Be Tackled This Year

(GreenAir Online) The President of the COP21 negotiations in Paris, French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, told the World Economic Forum

January 29, 2016 Read Full Article

Our Commitment to a Sustainable Future

by Carlos Araujo (Biodiesel Magazine/Evonik Corp.)  Biodiesel is a real solution to reducing carbon emissions and mitigating the threat of climate

January 27, 2016 Read Full Article

Decarbonising Transport Must Take Centre Stage in Europe’s Efforts to Meet Historic COP21 Ambitions

(ePURE)  On 12 December, 195 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change agreed to curb greenhouse gas (GHG)

December 21, 2015 Read Full Article

The Paris Climate Agreement: What it Says, and What it Means

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  “The World Starts from Tomorrow” says UN Secretary-General  —  In France, representatives from 195 nations

December 14, 2015 Read Full Article

Best Chance to Save the Planet: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to the Paris Agreement

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Guiding the delegates at Paris for the recent, historic climate change agreement was a whole

December 14, 2015 Read Full Article

Obama’s Climate Change Hypocrisy

by Paul Alexander (Huffington Post)  Some commentators have argued President Barack Obama suffers from a failure of leadership. That was

December 11, 2015 Read Full Article

Key United States Cities’ Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies Rely on New Diesel Technology & Renewable Fuels

(Diesel Technology Forum)  New York City Joins San Francisco and Oakland In Embracing New Blends Of Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel

December 9, 2015 Read Full Article

Biofuels Contribution to GHG Emissions Offsets Significant

(Global Renewable Fuels Alliance/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  At the World Climate Summit under way in Paris, France, the Global Renewable Fuels

December 9, 2015 Read Full Article

Biofuel Groups Call for 15% Biofuel in Transportation Fuel

(ePURE/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The global biofuels and industrial biotechnology sectors have united to call on world leaders attending the COP21

December 7, 2015 Read Full Article

Report: Biofuels Contribution to GHG Emissions Offsets Significant

(Global Renewable Fuels Association)  Today, at the World Climate Summit under way in Paris, France, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance

December 7, 2015 Read Full Article

Global RFA Urges COP21 to Support Biofuels

by Cindy Zimmerman (DomesticFuel.com)  As world leaders continue to meet in Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP

December 3, 2015 Read Full Article

U.S. Climate Smart Farm Leaders Call on COP21 To Address Role of Ag in Battling Climate Change

(Oklahoma Farm Report)  Leaders of the North American Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance (NACSAA) told policy makers and others attending climate

December 2, 2015 Read Full Article

Enerkem One of Two Canadian Companies Invited to Paris for Solutions COP21

(Enerkem)  Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, is pleased to have been selected by the World Intellectual Property

November 30, 2015 Read Full Article

11 Top Low-Carbon Fuel Players, WCSBD Publish COP 21 Guide to Slashing Transport-Based Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Switzerland, 11 leading low carbon fuel companies present a comprehensive guide that identifies a variety

November 24, 2015 Read Full Article

FAO and France Urge Including Agriculture in Global Climate Change Debate

(Food and Agriculture Organization/Ag Professional)   All countries should strive to ensure an ambitious agreement to tackle climate change, putting food

October 17, 2015 Read Full Article

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