RENEWABLE INDUSTRIES CANADA GREENFIELD GLOBAL.
CANADA’S PATH FORWARD
TO CLEAN GROWTH IN THE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR A foreword to the ‘Canadian Bioeconomy’ series from Renewable Industries Canada.
Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada), founded in 1984 as the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association, is the foremost stakeholder representing Canada’s biofuels industry. Its members are bioeconomy leaders, producing low-carbon fuels and embracing cutting-edge technologies to improve
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production, reduce their carbon footprint, and create new high-value by-products. Clean-burning biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel are proven to deliver a range of health, environmental, and economic benefits. They reduce pollution and smog and have helped turn the
corner in the fight against climate change by significantly reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector – in some cases by as much as 99% compared to traditional fossil fuels. They have also generated billions of dollars in economic benefits and thousands of jobs in local communities. Today, renewable fuels are an established and integral part of Canada’s energy market. But with government’s growing interest and need for low-carbon fuels and products, this is just the beginning of what a resource and talent rich country such as Canada is capable of.