Sustainable Palm-Based Agrofuels?

Publikationen - Policy Paper 08.11.2011

Current Strategies and Problems to Guarantee Sustainability for Agrofuels within the EU


Policy Paper by Melanie Pichler

In her paper Melanie Pichler deals with agrofuels as a major focus of the EU’s energy policy with an aim to reduce the negative environmental impact of fossil fuels. She analyses certification as a major way to deal with the complex issue of sustainability and criticizes replacing fossil fuels without questioning the basic idea of a motorized individual transport system for an ever growing population.

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