The European Union is considering changing its policy on biofuels, the Nature News Blog reports.

"Biofuels that do not lead to substantial greenhouse gas savings (when emissions from indirect land-use change are included) and are produced from crops used for food and feed should not be subsidised [after 2020]," the Nature News Blog quotes the draft proposal as saying.

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