Tag: T&E

T&E says 65% of Europe’s 2018 palm oil imports were for energy

T&E says 65% of Europe’s 2018 palm oil imports were for energy

July 4, 2019 |

In Belgium, Transport and Environment says Europeans are increasingly eating less and less palm oil and instead are inadvertently burning more and more in cars and trucks. Last year 65% of all the palm oil imported into the EU was used for energy. 53% of all palm imports was used to make biodiesel for cars […]

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T&E says proposed blending mandate for advanced biofuels too high

T&E says proposed blending mandate for advanced biofuels too high

October 25, 2017 |

In Belgium, Transport & Environment welcomed the European Parliament’s ENVI committee decision to stop food-based biodiesel but warns that the proposed blending mandate for advanced biofuels is too high to be sustainable. MEPs rejected setting a new overall target for the transport sector, which in practice would have mandated the use of high-emitting, food-based biofuels […]

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Birdlife and T&E to release anti-biofuel documentary in January

Birdlife and T&E to release anti-biofuel documentary in January

December 26, 2016 |

In Belgium, following on from the November release of their joint publication “The Black Book of Bioenergy”, Birdlife Europe and Central Asia has again teamed with Transport & Environment on a documentary set for release in January that is meant to be an exposé on how European biofuel policy led to landgrabbing, deforestation, inappropriate subsidies […]

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T&E and BirdLife say EU will have to import 20% of bioenergy feedstock

T&E and BirdLife say EU will have to import 20% of bioenergy feedstock

November 10, 2016 |

In Belgium, sustainable wood waste, agricultural residues, manure and other organic residues generated in Europe will only cover around 80% of the EU’s projected bioenergy use in 2030, a new analysis by green groups BirdLife Europe and Transport & Environment (T&E) revealed. If Europe does not limit the use of bioenergy eligible to meet the […]

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