Thursday, 24 January 2008

Raising use of biofuels would harm the planet, says report

Biofuels often increase greenhouse gas emissions and exacerbate the climate change that they were supposed to avoid, a committee of MPs concluded.
The report accused the Government and the European Union of reckless support for biofuels that encouraged the destruction of forests. MPs recognised that second-generation biofuels could be useful in the fight against climate change, but said that it would be a decade before they could make an impact. Read the rest here.

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