Biofuels with high deforestation risk, such as palm oil, will likely be forced out of the Norwegian market as a result of a bold new policy.
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Norway will become first country to exclude high deforestation risk biofuels
A majority in the Norwegian parliament has voted to ban the public procurement and use of biofuel based on palm oil.