On 17 October 2012, the Commission published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and to improve the climate benefits of biofuels used in the EU.
The proposal is currently under discussion in the European Parliament. On June 25th the ITRE committee (associated committee) published its final report which will go into plenary voting. The voting in the lead committee ENVI is scheduled for July 11th.
The Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels:
– welcome the statement to support advanced biofuels and support a gradual phasing-in of advanced biofuels mandated targets to 2020 and an increasing trajectory beyond 2020… read full article