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Renewable fuels are to provide 5.75 percent of Europe's transport fuel by 2010, and 10 percent by 2020. The U.S. goal is 35 billion gallons a year. These targets far exceed the agricultural capacities of the industrial North. Europe would need to use 70 percent of its farmland for fuel.
We told the European Commission a year ago, but I don't think they listened to us. Of course, in their mind, if Europe doesn't have enough land to wupply the biofuels, trade will save the day.

Can the last politician to go out the revolving door please turn the lights off?
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Jun 25th, 2007 at 06:52:36 PM EST

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