Governments fail to agree EU limit on food-based biofuels

Reuters: EU energy ministers on Thursday failed to agree on a compromise deal to limit the use of transport fuels made from food crops, which critics say pushes up food prices and can do more harm than good to the environment. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said the delay would only damage the European Union in its efforts to reduce dependence on imported oil and gas and curb greenhouse gas emissions. "If we delay and postpone, the winners will be OPEC and Russia," he said. Last year in......

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