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Climate Change

Japan's Mitsubishi and Eneos to mass-produce cleaner jet fuel

Sustainable aviation fuel can cut aircraft carbon dioxide emissions by 70%-90%

Aviation decarbonization regulations are becoming more stringent around the world. (Source photo by AP and Reuters)

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Corp. and Eneos Holdings on Monday jointly announced that they will produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), which significantly cuts down on carbon dioxide emissions from aircraft. The companies will as soon as 2027 establish a domestic supply chain that handles everything from procurement of raw materials to manufacturing and distribution.

The announcement confirms Nikkei's earlier report on the matter.

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