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Biofuels or Bicycles? Why the European Union should reconsider its biofuels target.

by Arno Behrens
20 February 2008

Biofuels or Bicycles? Why the European Union should reconsider its biofuels target.

Arno Behrens

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In this CEPS Commentary, CEPS Research Fellow Arno Behrens argues that the EU’s target of increasing the share of biofuels in transport to 10% by the year 2020 is unjustified, and that the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions could be achieved more efficiently with other technologies and policies.


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    Arno Behrens
    Arno Behrens
    Associate Senior Research Fellow
Biofuels or Bicycles? Why the European Union should reconsider its biofuels target.
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