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25-Nov-2012 Gary Cleven participates in the inaugural meeting of the ISCC Technical Committee North America

09-Oct-2012 Gary Cleven participates in the Comprehensive ISCC System Certification Seminar

02-Oct-2012 Gary Cleven participates in the Aviation Biofuels Development Conference in Washington DC

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In The Press

28-Jun-2010 IATA criticizes lack of progress on volcanic ash issues in Europe [ATW]

28-Jan-2010 The solid business case for cutting carbon emissions [BusinessDay]

06-Dec-2009 The implications of the EU's ETS [Aircraft Commerce]

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Industry News

16-Nov-2012 Airbus and EADS join Chinese venture to develop algae-based jet fuels, with demo flight planned for 2013 [GreenAir Online]

15-Nov-2012 Third wave of green flight trials to get underway in Europe as part of AIRE emissions reduction programme [GreenAir Online]

09-Nov-2012 Virgin Atlantic says 2020 carbon target on track as new aircraft and fuel efficiency measures deliver savings [GreenAir Online]

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Links

Aviation research

CleanSky
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CleanSky CARING
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Sustainable biofuels

Airbus Alternative Fuels
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Airbus Biofuels
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Airbus, Boeing, Embraer collaborate on Aviation Biofuel Commercialisation
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America - United States - Tracking and Trading the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) PART 1
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America - United States - Tracking and Trading the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) PART 2
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America - United States Environmental Protection Agency - Guidance on New Fuel Pathway Approval Process
For the final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) rule, EPA assessed the lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of multiple renewable fuel pathways. Assessment of lifecycle GHG emissions is necessary to determine which fuel pathways meet the GHG reduction thresholds under RFS2 for the four required renewable fuel categories.
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America - United States Environmental Protection Agency - Questions and Answers on Changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard Program (RFS2)
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America - United States Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable and Alternative Fuels
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America - United States Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
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America - United States Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuels: Regulations & Standards
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Australia - New South Wales - Biofuels Legislation
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Australia - New South Wales - Sustainability Standard
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Aviation Biofuels Case Studies
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Aviation biofuels flight testing latest developments
Passenger flights biofuels programme
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Beginner's Guide to Aviation Biofuels
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Boeing Sustainable Biofuels
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Canada - Department of Justice - Renewable Fuels Regulations (SOR/2010-189)
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Canada - Environment Canada - Federal Renewable Fuels Regulations: Renewable Fuel Producers and Importers
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Canada - Environment Canada - Renewable Fuels Regulations
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Canada - Environment Canada - Revised Questions & Answers on the Federal Renewable Fuels Regulations
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Canada - Natural Resources Canada - Alternative Fuels
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Canada - Natural Resources Canada - Alternative Fuels - Programs
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Canada - Natural Resources Canada - Alternative Fuels - Programs - Next-generation Biofuels Fund
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Canada - Natural Resources Canada - ecoENERGY for Alternative Fuels
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Canada - Natural Resources Canada - ecoENERGY for Biofuels Program
The Government of Canada is committed to expanding the production and use of cleaner renewable biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel. The Government has a four-pronged biofuels strategy.
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Canada - Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) - Funding Niche
With the NextGen Biofuels Fund™, SDTC’s aim is to increase each project’s chances of success to market by helping them bridge the high CAPEX gap while, at the same time, helping them to scale-up their technology solution to a large, demonstration-scale plant.
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Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI)
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EUROPA > Summaries of EU legislation > Energy > Renewable energy - EU strategy for biofuels
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EUROPA > Summaries of EU legislation > Energy > Renewable energy - INDEX
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European Advanced Biofuels Flight Path Initiative
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European Biofuels Technology Platform
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European Commission Agriculture and Rural Development Bioenergy Biofuels
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European Commission Climate Action Policies Transport - Aviation
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European Commission Climate Action Policies Transport - Fuel Quality
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European Commission Climate Action Policies Transport - Road Transport
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European Commission Energy Renewable Energy - Action Plans & Forecasts
National renewable energy action plans
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European Commission Energy Renewable Energy - Targets by 2020
On 17 October 2012, the Commission published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the EU. The use of food-based biofuels to meet the 10% renewable energy target of the Renewable Energy Directive will be limited to 5%.
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European Commission Energy Renewable Energy Biofuels - Biofuels and other renewable energy in the transport sector
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European Commission Energy Renewable Energy Biofuels - Land Use change
On 17 October 2012, the Commission published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the EU. The use of food-based biofuels to meet the 10% renewable energy target of the Renewable Energy Directive will be limited to 5%.
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European Commission Energy Renewable Energy Biofuels - Sustainability Criteria
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European Commission Energy Renewable Energy Studies
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European Commission Energy Renewable Energy Transparency Platform
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European Commission Environment Air Transport & Environment - Fuel Quality Monitoring, Fuel Quality Directive
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Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC)
European Commission, MEMO, Brussels, 17 October 2012, Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC)
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International Carbon & Sustainability Certification (ISCC)
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Midwest Aviation Sustainable Biofuels Initiative (MASBI)
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New Commission proposal to minimise the climate impacts of biofuel production (Brussels, 17 October 2012)
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Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB)
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RSB Services Foundation
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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group (SAFUG)
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Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest (SAFN)
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Switzerland - Biofuels Platform
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Switzerland - Biofuels Platform - Situation of biofuels in Switzerland
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Switzerland - Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications - Federal Office for the Environment FOEN - Switzerland's biomass strategy
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Switzerland - Swiss Federal Department of Finance FDF - Swiss Federal Customs Administration - Taxes and duties > Petroleum Tax > Fuels from renewable feedstocks (biofuels)
Biofuels (e.g. biogas, bioethanol, biodiesel, vegetable and animal oils) are completely or partially relieved from the mineral oil tax if they comply with ecological and social minimum criteria. This can make up to 72 cents per litre for imported biofuels.
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