Tuesday, December 10, 2013

[biofuelwatch] UK proposes double-counting on biofuels to meet EU green targets





UK proposes double-counting on biofuels to meet EU green targets

British documents suggests biofuels should count towards both renewable energy and transport targets to save money
Britain has proposed a way to lower the European Union's 2020 target for renewable energy by counting the contribution from biofuels twice, avoiding the need for billions of euros in investment, a document shows. 
Policy on transport fuel made from crops and other plant matter has stirred heated debate because of concern some biofuels add to greenhouse emissions and drive up food prices
Energy ministers later this week will debate policy reform.


Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/10/uk-biofuels-eu-green-energy-targets





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

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