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  • Partnership with WWF: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announces ambitious emission reduction goal of -35% by 2020

    08/02/2016
    Entering a five-year global partnership with WWF, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) aim to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 35% by 2020. In the run up to this partnership agreement, Ecofys has supported RCL and WWF in their aim to set ambitious and measurable climate targets. Ecofys developed an emission reduction pathway for the cruise sector in line with keeping global warming well bel...
  • Costs for cellulosic ethanol decrease but stable government support needed to generate investments

    19/01/2016
    Advanced cellulosic biofuels can be a promising, sustainable alternative to fossil fuels in the transport sector but currently play only a minor role in the total fuel mix. In a study for ICCT and ECF, Ecofys assessed current and expected future production costs of a number of advanced biofuel pathways. Supported by the Passmore Group we also assessed which types of investors could be willing to ...
  • Ecofys competing for National Public Champion in the European Business Awards

    18/01/2016
    Ecofys will compete for the title of ‘National Public Champion’ for the Netherlands in this year’s European Business Awards, as the public vote opens for the first time. Ecofys is listed in the category of innovation and hopes to secure the award for its work on a new methodology to set corporate emission reduction targets in line with climate science. The methodology had been developed as part o...
  • How best to support existing CDM Programmes of Activities?

    15/01/2016
    For Programmes of Activities (PoAs) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to realise their mitigation potential, the CDM process needs to be simpler, quicker and more predictable. A new study presents up-to-date insights into the implementation status of PoAs, especially considering the current context of low Certified Emission Reduction (CER) prices. PoAs were designed to tap sectors under...

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