Dropped in the ranking of the Novosibirsk Region, Amur Region, the Omsk region. The worst environmental rating has Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk region. The European Parliament began to doubt the feasibility of using biofuels European deputies intend to limit the role of first generation biofuels (biodiesel, bioethanol) in the development program in favor of renewable energy, in particular, wind, solar and hydrogen power. Production of first generation biofuels currently stands at 15 million tons. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development announced this summer that the economic feasibility of environmentally friendly fuel will be doubtful if to deprive him of public support enjoyed by the manufacturers. For a long time it was considered less harmful to the environment than the fuel, derived from oil. Now scientists are skeptical.
The European Parliament is concerned about the high prices of first generation biofuels, which are no longer considered safe for the environment, members also expressed doubts about its economic viability. MEPs voted for a reduction in the use of biofuels. Thus, the share of bioethanol accounted for by the transport sector of EU countries in 2020, is 5%. Earlier expected to increase biofuel use to 10%. According to the UN, the spread of biofuels is one of the reasons for the increase in food prices around the world, since forcing farmers to reduce area under food crops and to redistribute them in favor of fuel. More than half the EU one way or another fight against climate change According to a survey of European sociological agency Eurobarometer, a majority of the EU personally take action to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which is one of the causes of climate change.