Impact of EU biofuel policies on world agricultural production and land use


The European Union aims to increase the share of renewable energy in its total energy consumption to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make the economy more CO2 neutral. This policy is further motivated by a desire to reduce dependency on fossil fuel imports and to stimulate rural development and the agricultural sector. ?? 2010 Elsevier Ltd.

Biomass and Bioenergy, 35(6), pp. 2385–2390