Criticism Mounts Against Biofuels

The EU has announced plans to increase the use of gas and diesel produced from plants, but many say they are even more harmful than conventional fossil fuels

The images are enough to soothe one's soul. Golden fields of grain stretching as far as the eye can see; bright yellow rapeseed flower blooming in the European countryside; drivers happily cruising down the autobahn, smiling in the knowledge that the biodiesel their car is burning does no harm to the environment.

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