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EU Biofuel Policies "Unethical"

3:55 AM MDT | April 14, 2011 | Alex Scott

Current U.K. and European policies on biofuels “encourage unethical practices,” according to a report by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics (NCB; London). The report is the result of an 18-month inquiry. “Policies such as the European Renewable Energy Directive are particularly weak when it comes to protecting the environment, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding human rights violations in developing countries,” NCB states. “They also include few incentives for the development of new biofuel technologies that could help...

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