Country

Europe

Date

16/10/2012

Entity

European Commission

Product

Biofuels

Category

Policy

Summary

The European Commission has watered down proposals to reduce the indirect climate impact of biofuels. The changes mean that fuel suppliers will not be held accountable for the indirect emissions biofuels cause by displacing food production into new areas, resulting in forest clearance and peatland draining.

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Created at 31/10/2012 4:07 PM by FERRIER, BLANDINE
Last modified at 19/11/2012 4:44 PM by NOVELLI, Philippe