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    Support for biofuels based on carbon reduction

    Great Britain is set to become the first EU member to base support for biofuels on the amount of carbon saved and other sustainability criteria.

     Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 10:00
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    MEP’s report takes lifecycle low-carbon fuels plan forward

    EU efforts to reduce lifecycle carbon emissions from fuels moved a step closer last month with the European Parliament’s draft response.

     Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 10:00
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    Report for Bush calls for lower fuel demand

    Fears that easily available sources of oil are running low have been highlighted by two reports which warn of further rises in oil prices.

     Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 10:00
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    Biofuels: response to the EU public consultation

     Friday, June 22, 2007 - 18:36
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    UN warning on biofuels benefits

    A United Nations report has warned that the negative impacts of biofuels could outweigh the benefits if environmental and social factors are not taken into consideration.

     Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 10:00
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    Fuel life cycle

    MEPs have held a first discussion on the Commission’s plans for a life-cycle analysis of fuel production, with the rapporteur, the Dutch socialist Dorette Corbey, calling for the idea of using...

     Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 10:00
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    Biofuels consultation launched

    The Commission has launched its official consultation on biofuels, amid growing concern among policy makers that the environmental benefits are less clear cut than previously thought. Governments...

     Wednesday, May 9, 2007 - 17:00
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    Cautious commitment to 10% biofuels by 2020

    Europe’s heads of government have ratified a commitment for biofuels to have at least 10% of the road transport fuels market by 2020.

     Thursday, April 12, 2007 - 10:00
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    The drive for low-carbon transport fuels

    Environmental organisations greeted the Commission's proposal for introducing a climate target for transport fuels, published in January, with particular warmth. In a...

     Thursday, April 12, 2007 - 10:00
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    ‘Tortilla crisis’ highlights concerns over biofuels

    Protests in Mexico, warnings from the US government that food will cost more, and complaints from the beer industry are ringing alarm bells among environmental campaigners about the downsides of...

     Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 10:00

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