Biofuels – Legislative delegation in the EC proposal

This briefing reviews the use of legislative delegation in the EC proposal on indirect land-use change (ILUC) caused by biofuels. It argues that delegation, if used inappropriately, bypasses democratic debates on essential issues, hiding them behind seemingly value-neutral references to ‘technical and scientific progress’.

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Published May 2, 2013
Found in EnergyEnvironmental DemocracyFossil FuelsRule of law