Japan makes biofuel bid to reduce carbon footprint

Kovac, Matt
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 53, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that Japan is aiming to boost the adoption of biofuels by enacting legislation that mandates the use of the alternative fuel, to reduce carbon emissions and lessen its dependency on oil. The country has long been considered a laggard in the shift to use biofuels, due to opposition from the oil industry and a shortage of agricultural feedstock.


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