#biodiesel News

A new report published by the UN’s Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) outlines possible solutions to human-caused ocean noise that impacts marine life.
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EB Studio Southeast Asian politicians have been locking horns with the EU over a law they say will disenfranchise smallholder palm oil farmers. Environmentalists support the law but worry about a just transition for the smallholder farmers who supply 40 per cent of the market.
Indonesia’s top 50 palm oil companies have weak antigraft measures, rendering the industry highly prone to corruption, according to a new report by Transparency International Indonesia.
China has developed a biodiesel export industry fed by used cooking oil, but a domestic market remains elusive.
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#biodiesel Opinion

Indonesia EVs render biofuels moot
Given its rich agriculture resources, biofuel will be vital for the region's net-zero plans. Solving the feedstock crunch is necessary to meet market demands, which requires careful planning and a supply chain strategy.
Storm over Fossil Fuels
As extreme weather events intensify, so too will the political siege on the fossil fuel industry, and rightfully so. But Daniel Litvin warns that an unthinking backlash on Big Oil could have perverse effects for the global energy transition.
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Although some forms of bioenergy can play a helpful role, dedicating land specifically for generating bioenergy is unwise, say WRI president Andrew Steer and global director of food, forests and water, Craig Hanson.
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The only way to make real progress toward mitigating climate change is to work to eliminate fossil fuels completely, rather than relying on new and uncertain technologies like bio-energy and carbon capture and storage, say researchers.
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#biodiesel Videos

Simon Lord and Pamela Mar on Sustainability One on One
In the first in a new video series where sustainability leaders interview each other about the toughest things about their jobs, Simon Lord of Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby Plantation went head to head with Pamela Mar of Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Fung Group.
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#biodiesel Podcasts

Palm oil farmers working with Natural Habitats
Some environmentalists would argue that there's no such thing as sustainably grown palm oil, because of the crops links to deforestation and human rights abuses. Eco-Business spoke to Monique van Wijnbergen about how palm can be done right.
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