EU drive for ‘green’ biodiesel has increased emissions, study findsPosted: April 28, 2016
Not to mention the devastation of SE Asian rainforests to satisfy the EU’s 10% biofuel (feel-good) mandate, in order to “save the planet” from CAGW.
Green hypocrisy at its very finest.
For how much longer?
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The Telegraph reports that the the biodiesel ‘cure’ is about 1.8 times worse than the imagined carbon dioxide ‘disease’. Another own goal by misguided government-supported environmentalists.
The use of supposedly ‘green’ biodiesel to hit EU renewable energy targets has actually significantly increased greenhouse gas emissions, a new study finds.
By 2020, continued use of biodiesel derived from vegetable oil will increase total EU transport emissions by almost four per cent compared with using its fossil fuel alternative, according to analysis by Transport & Environment, a green group.
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