Archive for November, 2014

US and China: an historic deal

US and China strike deal on carbon cuts in push for global climate change pact

Barack Obama aims for reduction of a quarter or more by 2025, while Xi Jinping sets goal for emissions to fall after 2030.

The United States and China have unveiled a secretly negotiated deal to reduce their greenhouse gas output, with China agreeing to cap emissions for the first time and the US committing to deep reductions by 2025.

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Reduction of CO2 emissions

 EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

 Publicado a 22 de Janeiro de 2014

European leaders have struck a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40% by 2030.

But key aspects of the deal that will form a bargaining position for global climate talks in Paris next year were left vague or voluntary, raising questions as to how the aims would be realised.

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A brand to memorize


About us

AFS is a company targeted for research and production of biofuels with high added value using forest biomass.

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Advantages of the use of biomass

 Decrease in consumption of fossil fuels

About 80% of the energy that the EU consumes comes from fossil fuels – oil, natural gas and coal- being a significant and growing part of this energy imported from outside the EU. In imports is highlighted that the present dependence on imported oil and gas is 50%, with a tendency to increase, which puts the EU in a situation of vulnerability to possible reductions in supply or price increases.

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