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The EU climate and energy package welcomed by EuropaBio

I’ve just received a press release from EuropaBio, which explains why the organisation likes the recently approved EU Climate and Energy Package…. Here it is. European Parliament’s approval of the Climate and Energy Package provides the European biotech industry with a predictable business environment to develop advanced biofuels   Brussels 17 December 2008   The […]

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US exports to EU threaten global biodiesel – EBB

The European Biodiesel board is worried enough about the US exports of biodiesl to the Europe to start drafting a complaint to the World Trade Organisation about it, and warned the US National Biodisel Board meeting in Orlando, Florida that US biodiesel exports to the EU threaten global biodiesel industry. Hattip to Stephen Burns, a […]

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The next two weeks are going to be important for biofuels in Europe

The next two weeks are going to be important for biofuels in Europe. Setting the tone for policy we have the UK Royal Society calling for Biofuels to meet a 50% reduction in greenhouse gasses than the fossil fuels they replace or be banned. The Royal Society says: Unless biofuel development is supported by appropriate […]

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Europe is facing a biofuel feedstock crunch

Here’s an American perspective on the European Biofuel feedstock situation. He says Europe is facing a biofuel feedstock crunch, that the same could happen in the US too.

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Biofuels Cities update

If you don’t know about the EU’s Biofuel Cities group, you probably should. The fifth and latest email newsletter is out now.

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Splash dash and a lot of biodiesel pain

Splash dash and a lot of biodiesel pain European Biofuel producers are considering legal action through the European Commission to halt they see as US biofuel producers dumping biofuel within the EU. Exports from the US gain

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Biofuel Cities newsletter

Biofuel Cities is a European initiative designed to get more cities in Europe to use more biofuels… there’s a newsletter too.

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FAO wants global rules for biofuels

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation is pushing for a high level meeting next June to lay down rules for the international bioenergy market, which is currently regulated by domestic policies, according to the Financial Times. The FAO wants the European Union and the US to lower trade barriers to ethanol imports, establish a […]

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