PARIS – Despite growing criticism, Europe is sticking to its support of biofuels, demanding they account for 10% of fuels used for vehicle transport by 2020. However, the European Commission, the region’s governing body, acknowledges ecological dangers from producing ethanol and diesel fuels from food-based plants and is offering a new directive demanding sustainability. The 27-member European Union last year approved the biofuels goal as part of an energy package calling for 20% of the ...

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