Report: Europe’s imported UCO mainly comes from China and palm oil producer countries

By |julij 2nd, 2020|Biofuels, News, used cooking oil|

A new report has found that more than half the Used Cooking Oil (UCO) used in Europe for biodiesel in 2019 was imported (1.5 million tonnes out of 2.8 million tonnes).

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CAP budget increase, state aid, no mandatory labelling in F2F

By |maj 14th, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, argifood, Biofuels, CAP, CAP buget, CAP reform, Farm to Fork, insects, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, nutriscore, State aid, Stella Kyriakides|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. Agriculture Commissioner backs Poland’s plan to hike CAP spending The EU’s Agriculture Commissioner,...

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Aerospace industry steps up greening efforts

By |december 19th, 2019|aerospace industry, Aviation, Biofuels, carbon tax, CO2 emissions, electrification, European Green Deal, European Parliament, International Air Transport Association, News, United Technologies, Ursula von der Leyen|

With the European Commission under pressure to deliver on its green commitments and increase funding for research and development in the field, aerospace companies are slowly starting to recognise Europe as a trail blazer towards greening their sector.

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Indonesia hits European Union with WTO lawsuit over palm oil

By |december 16th, 2019|Biofuels, Indonesia, Malaysia, News, palm oil|

Indonesia on Sunday (15 December) said it has filed a World Trade Organisation lawsuit against the European Union over plans to phase out palm oil-based biofuel for cars, the trade ministry said.

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Bioenergy, forestry sectors jump into EU’s green finance bandwagon

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|Biofuels, biogas, biomethane, forests, News|

Bioenergies, including wood, biofuels and forest-based industries, should be recognised under the EU’s draft sustainable finance taxonomy, in line with the recently-updated renewable energy directive, an industry coalition has claimed.

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The road to decarbonisation: Long-term biofuels policy in a changing EU political landscape

By |junij 4th, 2019|advanced biofuels, Biofuels, News|

The EU has outlined a vision for a zero-carbon future – one that would require a massive increase in the deployment of renewable energy sources.

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With new regulation complete, what’s next for EU biofuels?

By |maj 31st, 2019|advanced biofuels, bioethanol, Biofuels, ethanol, ILUC, News, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Directive, renewable transport|

After years of political wrangling over how to account for indirect land use change from biofuels in EU legislation, businesses now have the regulatory stability they’ve long been craving.

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Malaysia threatens to ditch EU fighter jet deal over palm oil curbs

By |marec 25th, 2019|Biofuels, deforestation, Eurofighter, Malaysia, military procurement, News, palm oil, Rafale|

Malaysia may retaliate against an EU plan to curb palm oil use by purchasing new fighter jets from China instead of European arms companies, its leader said Sunday (24 March).

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Europe’s palm oil strategy is fading

By |februar 7th, 2019|Biofuels, France, News, palm oil|

A vote by the French National Assembly to exclude palm oil from their list of eligible biofuels will have implications for the EU's new renewable energy law, writes Pierre Bois d’Enghien.

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Argentina clinches deal to resume biodiesel exports to EU

By |januar 31st, 2019|Argentina, Biofuels, European Commission, News, trade deal|

Argentina and the EU reached an agreement to end a dispute over exports of biodiesel from the South American country to the bloc, the Argentine ministry of foreign affairs said on Wednesday (30 January).

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