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Increasing the biofuel content of transport fuel to 10% perpetuates private car usage and is in danger of increasing emissions.
On Friday 14th December, Minister Bruton announced an increase in the level of renewable energy used in the Transport Sector with the level of biofuel in fuel mix to increase from 8% to 10% from January 2019. Minister Bruton will also consult on further increasing the level to 11% from January 2020. 
Biofuel is incorrectly designated as emission-free under current Kyoto and EU accounting mechanisms. However, if the Paris Agreement decarbonisation target is to be achieved all... Read full article.