Tag: COP21

Nigeria needs 2.4 million liters of biodiesel daily for B20 to comply with COP21

Nigeria needs 2.4 million liters of biodiesel daily for B20 to comply with COP21

December 7, 2016 |

In Nigeria, the country’s jatropha association says that in order to achieve the goals set for compliance with COP21, Africa’s largest population would need to consume 2.4 million liters of biodiesel daily, or roughly a 20% blend with existing diesel consumption. The association hopes to have 100,000ha of jatropha planted by 2017 and a total […]

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Brazil’s commitment to COP21 after backtracking on ethanol tax exemption

Brazil’s commitment to COP21 after backtracking on ethanol tax exemption

August 30, 2016 |

In Brazil, the country’s decision to backtrack on tax exemptions for ethanol has been criticized not only by the domestic sugarcane industry but also by observers who believe the move goes against Brazil’s commitments to reducing climate change impacts made during the COP21 in Paris last December. Brazil committed to boosting ethanol and biodiesel blending […]

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GRFA: Commit to biofuels policies to achieve COP21 targets

GRFA: Commit to biofuels policies to achieve COP21 targets

June 18, 2016 |

In Canada, Bliss Baker, the President of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance, called on parties to the climate agreement reached at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to take immediate action to significantly reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector and incorporate increased biofuels blending as part of their national plans. Of the 195 […]

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Global Renewable Fuels Alliance calls on countries to support biofuels at COP21

Global Renewable Fuels Alliance calls on countries to support biofuels at COP21

December 3, 2015 |

In Canada, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance has called upon world leaders participating in the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris to signal their support for biofuels as one of the tools to fight climate change. So far, 36 countries have already recognized the opportunity presented by biofuels in reducing GHG emissions and combating climate […]

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Novozymes CEO says leaders must make strong demands for carbon transition at COP21

Novozymes CEO says leaders must make strong demands for carbon transition at COP21

September 8, 2015 |

In Denmark, in an interview with Clean Technica, the CEO of Novozymes has called on global leaders to be bold at the COP21 in Paris and agree to “firm and aggressive numbers” for reducing climate changing GHG emissions with an eye to increased use of biofuels, both conventional and biomass-based advanced biofuels. With the clear […]

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