30 Apr '12, 3pm

Global biofuel production needs to double, says IEA #energy #renewable #biofuel

Global biofuel production needs to double, says IEA #energy #renewable #biofuel

According to the IEA , biofuels for transport are not on track to meet their share of carbon dioxide reduction that is needed to achieve the IEA’s goal of an average 2°C rise in global temperature by 2020. To do so the IEA has stated that total biofuel production needs to double, with advanced biofuel production to expand four-fold over currently announced capacity. “The GRFA applauds the IEA for putting the world on notice that it is falling behind with biofuels production,” said Bliss Baker, spokesperson for the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance. “With the threat of climate change growing, it is imperative that we reduce our carbon dioxide emissions with alternatives to crude oil such as biofuels,” added Baker. Along with today’s warning about the need for more biofuels production, the IEA also cited a key policy priority that will achieve their 2°C rise scenario objective...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/energias/renovable...

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