“[Passenger vehicle efficiency technology] costs continue to decrease, proving that previous estimates, including those made by the federal regulatory agencies, have been too conservative. . . . Including these latest efficiency developments, compliance costs for the adopted 2025 standards will be 34%–40% lower than projected in the latest U.S. midterm evaluation regulatory analysis.”
Statistical portrait of passenger car, light-commercial, and heavy-duty vehicle fleets in the European Union from 2001 to 2017
Details on the latest measures that select European Union member states are taking to support advanced alternative fuels
Assesses evidence for defining high and low indirect land-use change risk biofuel feedstocks in the European renewable fuel policy
Soot-free transport will deliver black carbon reductions, which can help achieve the near-term cooling needed to meet a 1.5˚ C target. Climate negotiators in Poland this week ought to bring it into their climate action strategies.
India’s biofuel policy update discourages food-based fuels, focusing instead on increasing production of second-generation biofuels made from wastes and inedible energy crops.
Finding the lowest carbon flight for a specific trip is more complicated than simply choosing the most fuel-efficient carrier.
The EC will will soon decide on criteria for classifying high- and low-risk indirect land use change (ILUC) biofuels under the RED II. If the Commission gets it right, this provision could make a positive difference without becoming a giant loophole.