Making Certification Work for Sustainable Development: The Case of Biofuels
Article from: OGEL 4 (2009), in Roundup of Articles
Increasing fossil fuel prices, energy security concerns and environmental consciousness - especially related to climate change stabilization - have motivated countries to explore alternative energy sources. Biofuels, fuels derived from biomass, are among the alternatives which are being considered. Under careful strategies and appropriate regulations, biofuels could be instrumental to slowing down the process of global warming and enhancing energy security, as well as providing countries opportunities to diversify agriculture production, raise rural incomes and enhance access to ...