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  • News

    Biofuels tax

    Switzerland this month removed its taxation on biofuels such as ethanol to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the country's transport.

     Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 17:45
  • News

    MEPs want better quality biofuels as EU's 10% target faces further attack

    The European Parliament's environment committee says biofuels must be 60% better than fossil fuels if they are to count towards EU fuel consumption targets.

     Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 17:12
  • Press release

    Abengoa's misuse of our name is reprehensible

    T&E has responded robustly to an attempt by Abengoa Bioenergy, a multinational producer of bioethanol, to misuse its name and research in a series of lobbying advertisements published last...

     Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 09:23
  • News

    Europe's billion euro a day oil imports are a wake-up call for fuel-efficient cars

    Editorial by Jos Dings, Director, T&E

    Over a long-weekend at the beginning of this month, Europe witnessed a breathtaking example of political schizophrenia.

     Monday, June 16, 2008 - 16:16
  • News

    Land use model

    Commission officials are trying to develop a model for predicting the environmental impacts of land use changes.

     Monday, June 16, 2008 - 16:01
  • News

    Oil price 'good'

    The rising price of oil is good news, according to the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Speaking at the OECD's annual meeting, Angel Gurria said it would...

     Monday, June 16, 2008 - 15:49
  • News

    More pressure on 10% EU biofuels target

    Two reports for the European Parliament have called for the EU to abandon its target for 10% of transport fuels to come from biomass by 2020. T&E has obtained information on the greenhouse...

     Monday, June 16, 2008 - 15:46
  • News

    Barroso orders study on biofuels/food link

    The Commission president José Manuel Barroso has ordered a study into possible links between biofuels and the recent rapid rises in the prices of food. The study is the latest move in growing...

     Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 16:19
  • News

    New evidence says oil industry does not need biofuels to meet CO2 fuel target

    A powerful new report suggest oil companies could achieve the EU’s wish for a 10% reduction in carbon dioxide from fuel production without using biofuels. T&E has spoken out to counter claims...

     Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 12:53
  • News

    'Struggling' oil industry claims it will be destroyed by EU climate measures

    T&E Director Jos Dings writes in today's Financial Times:

    European Union officials must...

     Friday, April 25, 2008 - 08:00