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Tailwinds build for sustainable aviation fuel

GreenBiz

As the aviation industry lobbies for sustainable jet fuel, new tax breaks could help lower the carbon footprint of business travel.

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Amazon aims to clean up aviation

GreenBiz

Amazon aims to clean up aviation. The aviation sector in a pandemic has 99 problems. And if you look at the aviation industry's historical pledges to add in bio-based jet fuels, before the pandemic, it's fallen woefully short. DHL Express is using Neste's sustainable aviation fuel at SFO. . Katie Fehrenbacher.

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UN aviation body ditches older carbon credits from offsetting scheme

GreenBiz

Some green groups welcome International Civil Aviation Organization's decision to exclude 'questionable' carbon credits from the industry's Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.

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Aviation is plotting a sustainable course

GreenBiz

Aviation is plotting a sustainable course. Modern aviation had never seen a year like 2020. And it begs the question: Can sustainable aviation finally get off the ground? Regardless, pressure has been on aviation to join other sectors in dramatically cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Joel Makower. Mon, 03/22/2021 - 00:05.

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Electrofuels Are the Future: The Driving Force to Decarbonizing Heavy Transport

Speaker: Ayesha Choudhury - Senior Vice President, Head of Capital Markets at Infinium

However, some sectors are lagging behind and struggling to decarbonize more than others, including large-scale transportation like commercial aviation, shipping, and rail transit. With the first wave of the energy transition, renewable energy sources (such as solar and wind) have begun replacing coal power generation.

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Low- and zero-carbon fuels critical to meeting aviation decarbonization needs

GreenBiz

would have to more than double its biofuel production to meet domestic aviation energy demand, despite being the global leader in biofuel production.

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UK aviation sets sights on net zero by 2040

Envirotec Magazine

A new “Jet Zero Strategy” seemingly commits UK domestic aviation to achieving net zero emissions by 2040, and for all airports in England to be zero-emission by the same year. Aviation is currently responsible for around 2.5% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. But rapid action is now needed, he suggested.

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