27 Dec '16, 7pm

European Union Proposal Reduces Vehicle Emissions With Biofuels

European Union Proposal Reduces Vehicle Emissions With Biofuels

A new package of laws and regulations drafted by the European Commission aims to reduce the use of fossil fuels by promoting biofuels within all European Union 28 member states. The “Clean Energy for All Europeans” plan attempts to reduce emissions in both the transportation and energy sectors by transitioning to clean energy through energy efficiency, increased use of renewable energy for electricity generation and the use of biofuels for transportation. “Transport still depends nearly entirely on fossil fuels,” the EC noted in a memo released before the proposed legislation was presented. “Oil supplies about 94 percent of all energy used to power European cars, trucks, ships and planes.” The plan calls for EU member states to generate at least 27 percent of electricity from renewable sources, and devlop transportation fuels that produce at least 70 percent fewer greenhou...

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