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Palm oil to diesel: Activists decry Total’s proposed biorefinery

Total refinery

French oil multinational, Total, is stepping up its reliance on palm oil and wants to build a biorefinery in Marseilles to meet supposedly growing demand for diesel fuel. The proposal is said to be contradictory to the European Parliament’s call for biofuels from palm oil to be phased out. Total intends to invest €275 million to convert a fossil oil refinery in ...

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Shell, Total, other fossil fuel majors call for global climate deal


Disclosures from thousands of the world’s largest listed companies reveal that many of the most significant producers of fossil fuels support an international deal that will limit warming to 2 degrees as an outcome of the UN climate conference, COP21. The news comes as the United Nations is this week negotiating draft text in preparation for a legally binding plan ...

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