27 Feb '12, 5pm

UK industry renews calls for biofuels target: The UK could meet 10% of its energy demand using sustainable bione...

The call came as MPs on the influential Committee on Energy and Climate Change heard evidence on the sustainability of UK biofuels – an issue which has dogged the biofuels sector for many years. Industry stakeholders described UK-grown biofuels as “the most environmentally sound in the world”, while environmental groups such as the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB ) expressed “deep concern” about the sustainability of biofuels sourced from abroad. Speaking at the hearing, David Kennedy, chief executive of the Government’s climate change advisors, the Committee on Climate Change admitted that there was a place for biofuels in the UK, but questioned how sustainable it could be: “There is an important role as seen by the Government,” he said. “We don’t disagree that there could be an important role, but there is a question about the sustainability and I think w...

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