We sit down with Representative Earl Blumenauer to discuss the FOREST Act, making climate progress with divided government, and the value of individual activism.
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Potential talking points
Progress on sustainable aviation fuel
United Airlines announced $100M fund to invest in sustainable fuel.
Boeing said it will double its use of sustainable fuel this year.
London’s Heathrow Airport also announced it aims to triple its sustainable fuel usage this year, from 0.5% to 1.5%
The EU is requiring 2% of fuel from sustainable sources by 2025 and 60% by 2050.
Inflation Reduction Act contains tax incentives for low carbon jet fuels.
A Sudden Rush to Make Sustainable Aviation Fuel Mainstream - The New York Times (nytimes.com)
Wizz Air, Heathrow and Boeing unveil sustainable aviation fuel plans - edie
Deforestation accounts for 10-15% of global ghg emissions
Major drivers of agricultural deforestation (which accounts for 80% of all deforestation)
Drivers of Deforestation - Our World in Data
Deforestation and Forest Degradation | Threats | WWF (worldwildlife.org)