As fuel demand begins its recovery around the world, the US Grains Council (USGC) is taking steps to ensure ethanol will continue to expand as a part of policy solutions that address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and offer a comprehensive portfolio of other benefits including air quality improvement and economic value.
USGC’s ethanol team and consultants offered an update to the Council’s Ethanol Advisory Team (A-Team), the member-driven group of grain producers and agribusiness representatives that identify opportunities, set priorities and chart the course of the Council every year, giving them background on ethanol’s role in the Paris Agreement, explaining what it means to have the US rejoin and presenting an outlook for ethanol as it relates to the Paris Agreement as whole.
The US has officially rejoined the Paris Agreement, and like other countries that have made the same commitment, the U.S. will have to submit Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) that inform the country’s direction toward its goals as it updates its targets.
“Other countries are doing the same, drawing on the overall GHG emissions abatement that has occurred...
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