August 10, 2006

EU: THE European Union is facing calls to step up action against member states that are failing to promote green fuels

Green-fuel experts believe that the EU should consider fining countries that are not doing enough to promote take-up of environmentally friendly fuels as its 2010 target deadline draws closer. Europe aims to meet 5.75 per cent of all its fuel needs from biofuels by 2010. Made from crops, they give out significantly lower levels of carbon dioxide than normal vehicle fuels.,,13130-2301731,00.html