The Oil Palm

New Report Deals Further Blow to EU’s Unscientific ILUC Proposal

Blog post by Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Yusof Basiron:

The European Union’s proposal to introduce Indirect Land-Use Change (ILUC) into renewable energy policy has been criticized by scientists, politicians and business as unscientific and unworkable. It has also been suggested that ILUC would amount to a discriminatory trade barrier against better-value imports, such as palm oil from Malaysia.

A new academic report, released by the research consultancy Copenhagen Economics, … Read More