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Enhancing indigenous land rights may slow deforestation

2012.06.11
The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) argues that enhancing indigenous land rights could deliver co-benefits in reduced deforestation

Find it In: Indirect land use change (ILUC), Fuels

DOD Biofuels Procurement Plans Blocked by US House, Senate in FY2013 Budget

2012.06.01
United States Senate and House of Representatives pass budget resolutions limiting the ability of the US military to invest in commercialising advanced biofuels

Find it In: California Low-Carbon Fuel Standard, Low-carbon fuels, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2), Fuels

IEEP Reports on EU Straw as Biofuel Feedstock

2012.05.31
IEEP highlights potential for straw to be mobilised as a biofuel feedstock for Europe

Find it In: Indirect land use change (ILUC), Low-carbon fuels

EPA withdraws RFS2 pathways for camelina, energy cane, giant reed, and napier grass

2012.05.29
EPA withdraws rule on camelina and three grasses as biofuel feedstocks, pending further assessment

Find it In: Indirect land use change (ILUC), Low-carbon fuels, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2), Fuels

US district court rules Low Carbon Fuel Standard unconstitutional

2012.01.24
On December 29th 2011, a federal judge at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California ruled against the California Air Resources Board in the case Rocky Mountain Farmers Union v. Goldstene - this ruling is explained with a link to a full briefing from the Georgetown Climate Centre.

Find it In: California Low-Carbon Fuel Standard, Indirect land use change (ILUC), Fuels

Scenarios for UK biofuel deployment

2012.01.23
A short summary of new UK DfT research on pathway to meet UK commitments under the RED and FQD

Find it In: Biofuels, EU Fuel Quality Directive, Renewable Energy Directive (EU), Fuels

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