FUELS - Worldwatch Institute: global biofuel production fell in 2012 for first time since 2000

World ethanol and biodiesel production. Source: Worldwatch. Click to enlarge.In 2012, the combined global production of ethanol and biodiesel fell for the first time since 2000, down 0.4% from the figure in 2011, according to the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Signs Online report. Global ethanol production declined slightly for the second year in a row, to 83.1 billion liters (22 billion gallons US), while biodiesel output rose fractionally, ...