Biofuels – Safeguards for advanced biofuels

The EC proposal on indirect land-use change (ILUC) caused by biofuels aims to foster the transition from biofuels made from food crops to ‘advanced biofuels’ produced from other materials, notably waste and residues. While advanced biofuels have potential to achieve high GHG savings without posing significant threats to other environmental factors, not all of them are necessarily sustainable.

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Published May 1, 2013
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