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  • EU clean fuel targets must reflect higher carbon intensity of tar sands and shale oil

    Tar sands and shale oil should be given default values related to their carbon intensity in the implementing measures of the Fuel Quality Directive, and these values should be subject to periodic revision say T&E and other environmental groups in a letter to Climate Change Commissioner Connie Hedegaard.

    [mailchimp_signup][/mailchimp_signup]The organisations are urging the EU to take into account scientific evidence  from two recently-published studies that confirm the higher greenhouse gas emissions of these fossil fuel feedstocks compared to those of conventional crude oil.  

    Click here to read the letter.