Land grabbing for european agrofuels is likely to increase

aircraft & agrofuels

March 15, 2012 - Industry calls for a strong European promotion of agrofuels.


Airlines will now have to pay for emissions of GHG in EU. Agrofuels are seen as alternative then huge investment will be needed to boost production scale, in addition to investments for road transport.



The maritime transport and aviation and the distributors of agrodiesel* warns EU against any attempt to withdraw support for agrofuels and against the taking into account of land use change effects due to biofuels.

* Agro-diesel= 84% of EU agrofuels market

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