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bi·o·fuel

 (bī′ō-fyo͞o′əl)
n.
A fuel, such as biogas or biodiesel, that is produced from renewable resources, especially plant biomass, vegetable oils, or treated municipal and industrial wastes.

bi′o·fueled′ (-fyo͞old′) adj.

biofuel

(ˈbaɪəʊˌfjʊəl)
n
(Biochemistry) a gaseous, liquid, or solid substance of biological origin that is used as a fuel
Translations
biobrændsel
BiospritBiokraftstoff
agrocarburantbiocarburantbiocombustiblebiodiésel

biofuel

[ˈbaɪəʊfjʊəl] Ncombustible m biológico

biofuel

[ˈbaɪəʊfjʊəl] ncarburante m biologico
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USPRwire, Mon Aug 29 2016] Complete Global and Chinese Biofuel Energy Industry, 2016 Market Research Report with 150 pages, 11 chapters and 98 List of figures, 8 Company Profile Available for US $2800 at ReportsnReports.
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Their message comes as member states are currently debating - ahead of the Energy Council in mid-December - the possibility of introducing a sub-target for these types of fuels, and are also aiming to reach a compromise on the proposal to adopt controversial indirect land use changes (ILUC) measures for biofuel production.
It deals with indirect land use change and is aimed at curbing the negative impact of biofuel production.
These policies, however, led to an imbalance in agriculture a more and more land intended for food crops was being used to produce biofuel.
The report shows how global biofuel consumption can increase in a sustainable way, one in which production of biofuels brings significant environmental benefits and does not compromise food security, rising from 55 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) today to 750 Mtoe in 2050.
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