Tuesday, April 23, 2013

[biofuelwatch] UN Special rapporteur on Right to Food urges phase out of EU biofuel incentives



On 16 April the UN Special rapporteur on Right to Food wrote to the European Commission, the Irish Presidency of the European Union, the permanent representations of EU member states in Geneva, and MEPs, on the subject of EU biofuels policy.
In the letter the Special Rapporteur warned EU decision-makers as to the risks that biofuel production poses to the right to food, recommending the reduction and removal of public incentives for biofuels. The statement below summarizes the messages addressed by the Special Rapporteur in this letter.

http://www.srfood.org/index.php/en/component/content/article/1-latest-news/2813-special-rapporteur-urges-phase-out-of-eu-biofuel-incentives




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Biofuels are a wide range of fuels which are in some way derived from biomass.

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