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ReFuelEU risks adverse effects for climate mitigation and the economy

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We are all aware that reaching our climate neutrality goal by 2050 is not an easy one - on the contrary, it will be extremely difficult, especially now with the impact of the Russian invasion on Ukraine that has temporarily shifted the EU’s short-term focus to energy security and energy poverty.

A complex regulatory framework currently being shaped is needed as soon as possible to make the EU a frontrunner in climate action, and we all must agree that it should have one common goal – to save as many Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as possible, as fast as possible, and at the lowest possible costs.
We only have one planet and it is not relevant from which industry or from which part of the transport sector the emissions savings are coming from, there must be a grand zero by the end of 2050.

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Have the legislators followed this logic as well? Let us have a closer look at the transport sector.
The feedstocks producing the fuel with the highest emission savings according to the currently revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) are waste lipids and especially used...

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