|Author (Person)||Konečná, Kateřina|
|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: Committee on Environment Public Health and Food Safety|
|Series Title||Own-Initiative Procedure|
Resolution adopted by the plenary of the European Parliament in April 2017 on the use of vegetable oils.
This document urges the European Commission to take measures to phase out the use this kind oils - including palm oil (as a component of biofuels) - that lead to deforestation, preferably by 2020. The initiative also defends the introduction of a single certification scheme for palm oil entering the European Union's market.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Energy, Environment|
|Subject Tags||Forestry | Timber, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development|
|Keywords||Biodiversity, Bioenergy, Greenhouse Gas | GHG Emissions
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|