Our Net-Zero Pledge

In a July 2021 letter to President Joe Biden, Renewable Fuels Association members from across the country memorialized their commitment to ensuring ethanol achieves a net-zero carbon footprint, on average, by 2050 or sooner. Ethanol is already cutting greenhouse gas emissions by half compared to gasoline, the letter says, but “we can—and must—do more” to decarbonize transportation fuels and combat climate change in the decades ahead. The letter comes after RFA’s board of directors adopted a resolution outlining their carbon performance goals for 2030 and 2050.

 

Resources

 

Letter to the President

 

RFA News Release

 

Fact Sheet: Ethanol, a Low-Carbon Solution

 

Research on Ethanol and the Environment