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[Press statement] New ICAO recommended standard for aircraft CO2 emissions is a missed opportunity on climate policy

The agreement announced February 8 in Montreal by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on a performance standard for new aircraft to mandate improvements in fuel efficiency and...
Published 2016.02.09: News

International Civil Aviation Organization CO2 standard for new aircraft

On 8 February 2016, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) finalized a proposed performance standard for new aircraft that will mandate improvements in fuel efficiency and reductions...
Published 2016.02.09: Publication

Peter Slowik

Published 2016.02.06: Profile

Xiaoli Mao

Published 2016.02.05: Profile

Case study: Refineries in Vietnam

Vietnam has set ambitious fuel quality standards in an effort to curb worsening air pollution from vehicle emissions (Clean Air Asia; Vietnam Environmental Administration, 2013). At the same time,...
Published 2016.02.03: Publication

Case study: Adoption of low-sulfur fuel standards in Peru

Rapid population and economic growth in Peru has fueled a sharp increase in the country’s vehicle fleet, raising concerns about air quality. The government has responded with emission standards for...
Published 2016.02.03: Publication

Case study: The Egyptian Refining Company project in Cairo

Egypt has made advances in fuel quality over the past decade by introducing unleaded gasoline, but like many countries in Africa still supplies diesel with very high sulfur content, up to 10,000 ppm...
Published 2016.02.03: Publication

Availability, use, and removal of oil palm biomass in Indonesia

ICCT commissioned this study by Dr. Christopher Teh Boon Sung, a professor at the University Putra Malaysia, to review and assess the environmental implications of removing palm residues from...
Published 2016.02.03: Publication

U.S. Fuels Internship, Summer 2016

The ICCT has an internship opportunity in its Washington, DC office to work on U.S. biofuel policy and sustainability. The successful applicant will support the Fuels team in its research projects...
Published 2016.02.01: Job Posting

Electric Vehicle Fellow, 2016

Position Description The ICCT seeks a highly self-motivated, enthusiastic person to contribute to a wide range of research on electric vehicle technology and policies to promote advanced efficiency...
Published 2016.01.29: Job Posting

Electric Vehicle Program Associate

The ICCT seeks a highly motivated, self-directed person to contribute to a wide range of research on electric vehicle technology and policies to promote advanced efficiency and plug-in electric...
Published 2016.01.29: Job Posting

Petroleum life-cycle emissions—did we forget something?

Some biofuels proponents have recently been at odds with regulators over the extent to which some fuels policies could unfairly burden biofuels against fossil fuels. The question at the heart of the... Some biofuels proponents argue that if regulations factor indirect land-use change into estimates of biofuel carbon intensity, they should also estimate indirect carbon emissions from petroleum. It'...
Published 2016.01.29: Blog Post

Data sources to support land suitability assessments for bioenergy feedstocks in the EU: A review

As part of the European Climate Foundation's Biofrontiers project, the Institute for European Environmental Policy was asked to undertake a review of the availability of data on European land use,...
Published 2016.01.27: Publication

Waste, residue and by‐product definitions for the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard

This report by ICF International was commissioned by ICCT to inform life-cycle treatment of biofuel feedstocks under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), as well as biofuel regulations in...
Published 2016.01.27: Publication

Review and evaluation of vehicle fuel efficiency labeling and consumer information programs

Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Labeling (VFEL) is used by numerous countries worldwide to improve the fuel efficiency of their transport fleets. The theory behind VFEL is that better-informed consumers are...
Published 2016.01.27: Publication

An unexpected tax bill for imported palm oil biodiesel

On December 18, 2016, the U.S. Congress passed a slew of renewable energy tax extenders, including a two-year extension of the Biodiesel Mixture Excise Tax Credit and the Second Generation Producer... Palm biodiesel imports can now expect to continue reaping the benefits of two incentives originally intended to promote clean domestic energy.
Published 2016.01.25: Blog Post

SF Office Manager & Recruiter

Want to use your administrative & recruiting savvy in a mission-driven organization? Passionate about climate change issues & global health? Enjoy working with a diverse group of people?...
Published 2016.01.21: Job Posting

Real World Emissions Internship, 2016

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) is a non-profit organization founded to provide first-rate, unbiased research and technical and scientific analysis to environmental...
Published 2016.01.20: Job Posting

How to advance cellulosic biofuels

The use of advanced biofuels (produced from agricultural or forest residues or sustainable energy crops) in transport is generally viewed as a sustainable manner in which to mitigate the climate...
Published 2016.01.20: Publication

Turning over a new leaf: Electric vehicle carbon emissions

A few times a year, a news story appears about electric vehicles having high carbon emissions, throwing doubt onto electric vehicles' ability to play a major part in any low-carbon transportation... EV sales are up globally, and electrical grid emissions keeping getting lower.
Published 2016.01.19: Blog Post

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