Tag: T&E

T&E slams UK aviation net zero pathway for including SAF

T&E slams UK aviation net zero pathway for including SAF

August 1, 2022 |

In the UK, Transport & Environment welcomes the UK government’s initiative to bring aviation on a path to net zero emissions but says that the strategy fails to deliver on true solutions to transition the industry.  The Government’s plan relies on six measures to decarbonize the sector, including Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) uptake. There is […]

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T&E says e-kerosene could reduce climate impact of aviation

T&E says e-kerosene could reduce climate impact of aviation

June 21, 2022 |

In Belgium, E-kerosene, generated by combining green hydrogen (H2) and carbon dioxide (CO₂), has the potential to substantially reduce the climate impact of aviation. In its new forecast, T&E has analyzed the planned production capacity of 18 European e-kerosene manufacturers. By 2025, T&E finds that over 0.16 Mt of e-kerosene would be available for airlines […]

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T&E says end of EU jet fuel tax exemption to drive SAF

T&E says end of EU jet fuel tax exemption to drive SAF

July 26, 2021 |

In Belgium, Transport & Environment says the EU will end jet fuel’s tax exemption which has let flying go untaxed for decades, and instead will drive airlines to use cleaner, low-carbon fuels. The tax reforms announced as part of the EU’s Fit for 55 plan will, however, only apply to fuel used on private and […]

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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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