Tag: GHG Emissions

Dutch researchers create maps of GHG emissions from biofuel production

Dutch researchers create maps of GHG emissions from biofuel production

November 23, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, a team of scientists charted greenhouse gas emissions resulting from biofuel production, presenting them as global maps. Dedicated crops grown on grasslands, savannahs and abandoned agricultural lands could provide around 30 exajoules per year (i.e. a third of current global energy consumption for transport) with relatively low CO2 emissions measured over the […]

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Mexican Senate leaders call for more biofuels to reduce GHG emissions

Mexican Senate leaders call for more biofuels to reduce GHG emissions

April 10, 2017 |

In Mexico, the head of the Senate’s special commission on climate change has called for a review of new alterative fuels in an attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with the country’s COP21 commitments. Policy restricts the use of corn as ethanol feedstock only to times when there is sufficient stocks in the […]

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Norway may nix E20 plans due to high cost and alleged increased GHG emissions

Norway may nix E20 plans due to high cost and alleged increased GHG emissions

March 9, 2017 |

In Norway, the E20 by 2020 plan that was agreed after months of haggling by the government’s different parties is now under fire due to the expected $307.6 million per year increase that drivers will have to pay due to the 512 million liters of biofuels required are more expensive than fossil fuels. In addition, […]

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