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Neste encourages artists to make environmentally-friendly choices

Neste encourages artists to make environmentally-friendly choices

August 1, 2019 No Comments

Neste is partnering with Flow Festival for the sixth time to support the event’s sustainability agenda. This year the collaboration also covers an invitation for the festival artists to take a stand to protect the environment. Flow Festival, held in Suvilahti, Helsinki from 9 to 11 August 2019, is a carbon-neutral event where emissions are […]

Emirates Group helps safeguard wildlife

April 23, 2019 No Comments

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing its part to support and preserve biodiversity. The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in Australia both illustrate the Group’s long-standing focus on protecting fragile ecosystems and support for sustainable tourism in […]

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Share of biofuels in road traffic in Finland to increase to 30%

Share of biofuels in road traffic in Finland to increase to 30%

February 6, 2019 No Comments

The Parliament of Finland has today voted in favor of a law for gradually increasing the share of biofuels in road traffic to 30% by 2029. In addition, the Parliament has approved a law for the distribution obligation of bio-based light fuel oil. According to the new law, a share of light fuel oil intended […]

Norway’s leadership in reducing emissions from aviation

Norway’s leadership in reducing emissions from aviation

October 9, 2018 No Comments

The Norwegian government announced on 4th October, that it will introduce a 0.5% biofuel blending mandate for aviation. This is the first time in the world, when biofuel is an essential element in the aviation fuel. “I want to congratulate Norway – their announcement marks a groundbreaking milestone in sustainable aviation. We need forerunners and […]

Greenhouse gas emissions, Green levies see Motorist switching from diesel to electric

Greenhouse gas emissions, Green levies see Motorist switching from diesel to electric

November 23, 2017 No Comments

The UK Chancellor, Philip Hammond slapped higher tax on owners of polluting diesel cars in a new crackdown on air pollution. Current diesel cars will all rise one bracket up the vehicle excise duty system, hitting millions of car owners. The tax rise though excludes all vehicles bigger than cars – including white vans – […]

Total Pledges to Offset Carbon Emissions From All Company Plane Travel

Total Pledges to Offset Carbon Emissions From All Company Plane Travel

November 21, 2017 No Comments

Yann Arthus-Bertrand, President of the GoodPlanet Foundation, and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Total, today signed an agreement for a project to deploy 8,400 biodigesters in Telangana State, India, to improve the lives of 45,000 people and contribute tackling climate change. This voluntary carbon neutrality initiative, eligible for certified carbon credits, will […]

California’s continued commitment to reduce climate emissions

California’s continued commitment to reduce climate emissions

July 19, 2017 No Comments

California lawmakers voted on 17th July to extend the State’s cap and trade program until 2030 reaffirming the State’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Lawmakers confirmed the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard – a program to reduce the carbon intensity of transportation fuel – would continue unaffected by the extension as one of the […]

China and India overtake US at top of renewable energy attractiveness index

June 20, 2017 No Comments

China and India have surpassed the US at the top of the latest EY Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI). The fall – the first for the US since 2015 – to third in the ranking of the top 40 countries follows a marked shift in US policy under the new administration. The report identifies […]

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Mitsubishi Corporation Power Systems Participates in Biomass Power Generation Project

Mitsubishi Corporation Power Systems Participates in Biomass Power Generation Project

April 5, 2017 No Comments

Mitsubishi Corporation Power Systems, Inc. (MCP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), has joined with The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (KEPCO) to establish a new joint venture. The new venture, Aioi Bioenergy Corporation, is being set up to promote and develop biomass power generation business in Japan. The new venture will have […]

Neste’s new environmental gaming platform launched globally

Neste’s new environmental gaming platform launched globally

March 31, 2017 No Comments

If the environment were a game, would we win? EduCycle, a new gaming platform that uses augmented reality (AR), teaches children ages 12 and up about the impact their decisions have on the environment. Designed and built by Neste, the game’s challenge is to reduce the world’s carbon dioxide emissions to the level specified in […]

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