Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

“End fossil fuel subsidies” emerges as Rio+20 theme; PANGEA says focus on “best practices” for biofuels

Biofuels Digest
Jim Lane
June 19, 2012

In Brazil, “end fossil fuel subsidies” has emerged as a theme at the Rio+20 Summit is underway, where a flash mob of protesters, organized by Earth Day, and youth groups attending the summit protested $1 trillion per year in subsidies that they said posed a significant barrier to the adoption of clean energy.

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