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European Commission’s renewable energy targets fuel steep rise in use of palm oil for biodiesel

According to leaked trade industry figures, some 45% of palm oil imported into Europe […]

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Institute for European Environmental Policy sets out new sustainability criteria

There is a prima facie concern in Europe about the extent to which a […]

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Blunt words from President Obama on climate change

In the build up to the international climate conference in Paris at the end […]

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Carbon Trust report investigates business response to climate change and resource scarcity

The Carbon Trust’s June 2015 report ‘Titans or Titanics?’ focuses on understanding and explaining […]

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US corporates back global agreement on climate change

A group of the biggest US corporates including Google, Apple and Goldman Sachs recently […]

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Can renewable sources provide the power the world needs?

In an interview given to the Financial Times earlier this year, Bill Gates suggested […]

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OECD focuses on high environmental cost of fossil fuel-based transport systems

The ‘Aligning Policies for a Low Carbon Economy’ report was recently produced by the […]

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Increasing focus on the urgent need for sustainable transport

In June, the High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, established by the United Nation’s […]

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GHG emission reduction targets – up for discussion, or not?

At the UN climate conference in Bonn, three of the four BRIC countries – […]

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Penal taxes on pollutants to promote green development in China

While China may be perceived by some as dragging its feet at the current […]

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