SEI slams EU’s ILUC proposal as anti-development

April 30, 2013 |

In Sweden, the Stockholm Environmental Institute argues that Europe’s “fiddling” with its 10% biofuels targets endangers equity and development while supporting oil. “If the union combines proactive engagement abroad with sensible and more consistent market signals at home, the global and EU biofuels markets can move in tandem on a sustainable path – rather than ending up on separate and conflicting trajectories. Otherwise the combination of publicity-seeking NGOs and protection-seeking agri-businesses will ensure that the oil keeps burning while the commission keeps fiddling.”

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