Commission study questions carbon dioxide benefits from EU biofuel

Side-effects of production eliminate emissions savings; palm oil and rapeseed score poorly.

Biofuel from palm oil, soybean and rapeseed produces more greenhouse-gas emissions than fossil fuel, once the environmental side-effects of its production are taken into account, an impact assessment prepared by the European Commission has found. 

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