Articles By John McGarrity

28 Jun 2022 | John McGarrity
The European Council has backed many of the European Commission’s proposals on crop-based biofuels in a revised version of the Renewable Energy Directive...
27 Jun 2022 | John McGarrity
A proposal from Germany to temporarily reduce the volume of biofuels consumption in G7 countries has failed to gain traction at a summit of the grouping being held in Bavaria, according to media reports on Sunday...
15 Jun 2022 | John McGarrity
India’s consumption of fuel ethanol will rise 26% in 2022 compared with last year, the US Department of Agriculture...
14 Jun 2022 | John McGarrity
Latvia on Tuesday scrapped the mandatory blending of biofuel from 1 July this year until the end of 2023, the country's environment ministry said...
1 Jun 2022 | John McGarrity
The Biden administration is considering raising ethanol blending mandates for 2021, above the threshold it proposed in...
18 May 2022 | John McGarrity
Germany-based ethanol and animal feed producer CropEnergies on Wednesday said it made a record profit in the 2021/22 financial year with the biggest uptick in earnings made in the autumn/winter period as demand...
12 May 2022 | John McGarrity
An explosion at an ethanol plant in Illinois has hospitalised two people and caused up to $2 million in damage to silos at the former ADM facility...
9 May 2022 | John McGarrity
The increasingly vexed question of whether crop-based biofuels production is contributing to a global food crisis is likely to be...
4 Apr 2022 | John McGarrity
Countries, companies and individuals need to do much more to slash greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, farming and...
24 Mar 2022 | John McGarrity
A study cited by green industry lobby groups and released Thursday has said the EU’s reliance on crop-based biofuels is...
24 Feb 2022 | John McGarrity
US agribusiness conglomerate Bunge on Thursday said it had temporarily suspended its Ukraine-based operations at...
4 Nov 2021 | John McGarrity
US ethanol producer Green Plains racked up major losses in the third quarter, which were extended fourfold from the equivalent period in 2020...
2 Nov 2021 | John McGarrity
World leaders at COP26 climate talks have committed to end deforestation and encourage the planting of new trees, a move...
The EU's main oilseed and vegoils producers lobby Fedoil warned the European Commission on Thursday that a spike in natural...
3 Aug 2021 | John McGarrity
US ethanol producer Green Plains has reported higher earnings for the second quarter in view of higher production, stronger...
The World Trade Organization established two expert panels late last week to review complaints around China’s imposition of...
4 May 2021 | John McGarrity
US ethanol producer Green Plains on Monday reported weaker ethanol production for the first quarter of this year as a blast of...
21 Apr 2021 | John McGarrity
A decision by the European Commission to de-list crop-based biofuels from green financing criteria has drawn a furious...
10 Feb 2021 | John McGarrity
US ethanol and feed producer Green Plains said Wednesday that compliance markets that would reward low-carbon biofuels...
Malaysia has lodged a complaint with global trade watchdog the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the EU’s curbs on...
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