NEWS Press releases Jun 26, 2014

Debunking the Myths: A Factual Report on Canadian Biofuels

To the Editor,

The latest piece by Mr. Douglas Auld and Mr. Ross McKitrick in the National Post on June 26 is full of misinformation.

Contrary to their claims, biofuels mandates remain the best policy tool in affecting meaningful greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions within the transportation sector. A fact proven time-and-time again by credible science and independent analysis.

Determining the overall environmental benefits from biofuels must take into account the entire lifecycle of GHG emissions, a fact the authors have unfortunately omitted.

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