Comments on: Flying on palm oil: Why ICAO’s ‘green fuel’ plan spells climate disaster https://www.euractiv.com/section/aviation/opinion/flying-on-palm-oil-why-icaos-green-fuel-plan-spells-climate-disaster/ EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:16:36 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 By: Peter Hurrell https://www.euractiv.com/section/aviation/opinion/flying-on-palm-oil-why-icaos-green-fuel-plan-spells-climate-disaster/#comment-330728 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:14:18 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1182004#comment-330728 We can already make aviation jet fuels from ordinary non-food based biomass for €UROCENTS 25 per litre so how does making it from palm oil represent a cheaper option?

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By: Robert Hii https://www.euractiv.com/section/aviation/opinion/flying-on-palm-oil-why-icaos-green-fuel-plan-spells-climate-disaster/#comment-330727 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:34:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1182004#comment-330727 The forecasted ” bad news for tropical forests and peatlands, for communities facing land-grabbing and human rights abuses, and for the climate” assumes business as usual in tropical countries which fails to acknowledge sustainability efforts towards the palm oil industry. Times are changing. It is possible to have cleaner emissions from end use of biofuels without the current association with rampant deforestation and social injustice.

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