Tag: Biofuture Platform

Biofuture Platform launches Clean Energy Ministerial workstream to accelerate bioenergy

Biofuture Platform launches Clean Energy Ministerial workstream to accelerate bioenergy

September 20, 2020 |

In Brazil, the Clean Energy Ministerial global forum officially launched the new Biofuture Platform Initiative, which will raise international ambition and advance sustainable bioenergy and biomaterials production, trade and use globally, via policies and programs to make sustainable bioenergy a key enabler in clean energy transitions. The workstream is a significant milestone for the four-year […]

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Biofuture Platform joins Clean Energy Ministerial to create powerful change agent and ambitious engine for the global bioeconomy

Biofuture Platform joins Clean Energy Ministerial to create powerful change agent and ambitious engine for the global bioeconomy

September 14, 2020 |

By Gerard J. Ostheimer, PhD., Co-Founder and CSO, Global Biofuture Solutions Special to The Digest On Wednesday September 16th the Biofuture Platform will become an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial. The 1-hour launch event is available to the public online and will be co-hosted by Brazilian Minister of Mines, Minerals, and Energy Bento Albuquerque […]

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Biofuture Platform launches set of voluntary principles to boost bioeconomy

Biofuture Platform launches set of voluntary principles to boost bioeconomy

August 13, 2020 |

In France, the Biofuture Platform, a twenty-country, multi-stakeholder initiative, announced on August 12 the launch of a set of voluntary principles. These are intended to offer guidance to governments and policymakers around the world on the need to promote the sustainable bioeconomy in both short-term relief packages and broader post-COVID economic recovery programs. The principles […]

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U.N. COP23 closes with 19-country announcement for biofuel targets

U.N. COP23 closes with 19-country announcement for biofuel targets

November 19, 2017 |

In Germany, the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) wrapped up on Friday in Bonn, with 19 Member countries of the ‘Biofuture Platform,’ including Brazil, China, Egypt, France, India, Morocco, Mozambique, announcing a formal agreement on the development of targets for biofuels and to construct an action plan to achieve them. The U.S. is no longer […]

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