Local and global consequences of the EU renewable directive for biofuels

date: 2008-03-04

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Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL)

This study assesses the impact of the European Commission's proposal for a new Renewable Directive, focusing on the specific target for the transport sector, which is 10% in 2020. Based on calculations with GLOBIO it is concluded that the impact on biodiversity will be negative in the short term.

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