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IMO agrees on stricter efficiency targets for some ships

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LONDON (Reuters) – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up action to cut the sector’s emissions. The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has been meeting in London this week to discuss tougher rules on sulfur emissions and other measures Read More

World Fuel to Supply Gevo’s Sustainable Jet Fuel for First of its Kind European Demonstration Event

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gevo, Inc.(NASDAQ: GEVO) announced today that it is supplying its sustainable and renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) to World Fuel Services Corporation, for use in business jets at the first ever European Fueling the Future: SAJF demonstration held at TAG Farnborough Airport. Although World Fuel has delivered nearly 17k tons of sustainable Read More

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change

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LONDON (Reuters) – BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act. FILE PHOTO: A BP logo is seen at a petrol station in London, Britain Read More

Get ready to pay more for airline tickets as new aviation fuel tax looms

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The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have a “negligible” impact on jobs and the economy. But experts say that it will have far-reaching effects. According to a leaked EC report, taxing aviation kerosene sold in Europe would cut aviation emissions by 16.4 Read More

Digital skills gap is holding back the energy sector, DNV GL report finds

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5/16/2019 Photo: 91% of energy companies say digital skills training is needed, data science and big data analytics identified as most important digital skillsets & 65% of organizations need employees with creative problem-solving competence in their workforce. ARNHEM — A lack of digital skills and internal barriers related to company culture and mindset are the Read More

Gevo and Avfuel Supply Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel for Transatlantic Operators Headed to EBACE

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gevo, Inc.(NASDAQ: GEVO) will once again provide its sustainable and renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) to Avfuel Corporation.  Available May 15-18, operators with prior commitments that are flying from Sheltair at Farmingdale, New York’s Republic Airport (KFRG) to EBACE—the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, held in Geneva, Switzerland—will Read More