The EU’s green energy solution could bring on a food crisis
Championing biofuel will mean huge profits for industry and huge problems for the developing world
Appeared in print on 09.12.2010
The EU’s governments have, it is clear, already decided that biofuel is one of the fuels of the future. Earlier this year, governments submitted to the European Commission national plans for renewable energy – and these suggest that industrial biofuel will represent up to 95% of renewable fuels used in the transport sector by 2020.