02 May '11, 12pm

IEA: Biofuels could account for 27% of global transportation fuel by 2050

IEA: Biofuels could account for 27% of global transportation fuel by 2050

Biofuels can provide up to 27% of world transportation fuel by 2050, IEA report says - IEA 'roadmap' shows how biofuel production can be expanded in a sustainable way, and identifies needed technologies and policy actions 20 April 2011 Wasington D.C. --- A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) says that the widespread deployment of biofuels can play an important role in reducing CO2 emissions in the transport sector and enhancing energy security, when produced sustainably. With the transportation sector growing considerably, and demand for transport fuels rising globally, the IEA assesses biofuels – liquid and gaseous fuels derived from biomass (organic material derived from plants and animals) – as one of the key technologies to reduce CO2 emissions and reduce dependency on liquid transport fuels. The report shows how global biofuel consumption can increas...

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