For the past nine years, the Asian Clean Energy forum – which is hosted by the Asian Development Bank, a multilateral development finance institution – has gathered business leaders, government officials and experts from around the world to cover key aspects of clean energy promotion in Asia.
EPA walks back biofuels mandate changes
Biofuels beat electric vehicles on cost, emissions
When describing emergent industries like cellulosic ethanol, people often use the analogy of running a marathon, because new industries take time to build.
A recent report from the IEA stressed the crucial role of emerging economies in reducing CO2 emissions, as their growing demand for energy creates a unique opportunity for them to be early movers in deploying low-carbon technologies.
The reaction to the recent agreement between G7 leaders to phase out fossil fuel use by the end of this century was generally very positive, with some environmental campaigners hailing the move as historic.