08 January 2008 11:08 [Source: ICIS news]
Speaking at the launch of an online debate on biofuels, ITF secretary-general Jack Short called for more discussion about whether the subsidies could be better targeted elsewhere.
The online debate will also look at issues such as volume-based targets for biofuels and which biofuels hold the most promise for the transport sector.
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He criticised volume targets for biofuel production as “the most blunt instruments” that countries could have devised to promote biofuel use.
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