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Biofuels needed but some more polluting than fossil fuels, report warns

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Demand for food-based biofuels, such as palm oil, can drive rainforest destruction, the report emphasises. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Royal Academy of Engineering report backs increased use of biofuels but says more should come from waste rather than food crops

July 14, 2017 — Biofuel use needs to increase to help fight climate change as liquid fuels will be needed by aircraft and ships for many decades to come, finds a new report requested by the UK government. Continue reading Biofuels needed but some more polluting than fossil fuels, report warns