Biofuels at what cost – Government support for ethanol and biodiesel in Australia

By Ronald Steenblik, Derek Quirke, Ron Steenblik, Bob Warner on April 11, 2008
This report on government subsidies for biofuels in Australia by the Global Subsidies Initiative of the IISD finds the Australian government spent A$95 million on supporting biofuel production and consumption in 2006-07. The Global Subsidies Initiative analyzes government subsidies and the ways in which they can undermine efforts to put the world on a path toward sustainable development.

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IISD, 2008