Biofuel development at stake in the European Union

In March 2007, the European Council announced that a minimum proportion of 10% of biofuels should be incorporated into the fuels used for road transport by 2010. The European public authorities put forward three main factors to justify such an ambition: the reduction in Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), the diversification of energy supplies and farm income support. While we wonder how the 5.75% incorporation could be reached by 2010, this new boost to Community policy on biofuels raises several questions.


Issue Date:
2007-09
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 1778-4379 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/156629
Published in:
INRA Sciences Sociales, 2007
Total Pages:
6

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