EU biofuels & agriculture

The European biodiesel chain and leading Members of the European Parliament acknowledged during a debate in Brussels on 21 June 2017 the crucial role of biodiesel in the EU’s agricultural growth and protein independence.

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Environment Committee’s vote on RED II wrongly penalises conventional biofuels

The European Parliament Environment Committee’s vote to phase-out the use of biofuels by 2030 seriously undermines the EU’s climate and sustainability objectives. It diverges sharply from the latest draft proposal from the EU Council, which safeguards the role of biofuels in the renewable energy framework.

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Today the European Commission issued a proposal for the post-2020 EU Renewable Energy Directive. The proposal reveals a worrying weakening of ambitions by the EU in addressing climate change, energy security and the decarbonisation of the European transport sector. Moreover, the...

The European Oilseed Alliance, the European Biodiesel Board and the Vegetable Oil and Protein meal Industry held yesterday a dinner-debate in the European Parliament during which panellists from all backgrounds discussed the role of sustainable biodiesel in the low-carbon economy...

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