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The European Union is set to demand that cars running on e-fuels must be 100% carbon neutral if they are to be sold beyond 2035, a draft document showed, after Germany demanded e-fuel cars be exempted from the phase-out of new polluting vehicles.
Asia/Pacific / Economics / Crude oil / Natural Gas / Gasoline / Diesel / Environment / Greenhouse Gases
The complete phasing-out of fossil fuels is not realistic, China's top climate official said, adding that these climate-warming fuels must continue to play a vital role in maintaining global energy security.
Britain will push back a ban on new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2035 from 2030, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said, adding that the cars would still be available to buy on the secondhand market thereafter
LanzaJet and Technip Energies announced an agreement to strengthen their exclusive collaboration to support the global deployment of the LanzaJet Alcohol-to-Jet Process technology.
Container shipping giants CMA CGM and Maersk said they will cooperate in efforts to reduce emissions in the sector, including by supporting the use of methanol and aiding research into potential fuels like ammonia.
Lawmakers in the European Parliament plan to grill Wopke Hoekstra, who is poised to be the EU's next climate change chief, on how he would phase out fossil fuel subsidies and set a new emissions target for 2040.
The European Parliament has overwhelmingly approved RED III, an updated Renewable Energy Directive, with 470 votes in favor and 120 against.
OCI Global the world's biggest producer of green methanol, plans to double the production capacity at its Texas facility to 400,000 metric tons per year.
India is not planning to levy any new tax on diesel vehicles two days after he warned automakers to reduce diesel production or face higher taxation.
Biofuels / Economics / Engineering & Design / Europe / Carbon Management / Greenhouse Gases / Environment
Maersk has teamed up with its majority owner to form a new company to produce "green methanol" as it held a naming ceremony for the world's first container vessel powered by the low-carbon fuel.
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