EU ministers "discover" biofuels not an obligation after all
Source : afp.google.com
European Union energy ministers said at an informal meeting Saturday they had been labouring for 18 months under the false impression that an EU plan to fight global warming included an obligation to develop controversial biofuels. What seems to be a stunning misreading on the part of policymakers in Brussels comes at a time when the image of biofuels has shifted over a matter of a months from climate saviour to climate pariah. Documents issued by the EU describing its ambitious energy and climate plan, unveiled in January 2007, have consistently said that 10% of all the fuel powering vehicles would come from plants by 2020.
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6 July 2008 |
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