Factsheet: iLUC (COM(2012)595)

iLUC (COM(2012)595)

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Description: 
On 17 October 2012, the Commission published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the EU. The use of food-based biofuels to meet the 10% renewable energy target of the Renewable Energy Directive will be limited to 5%.
Goal/Aim: 
Limit global land conversion for biofuels .

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