The term biofuel is referred to liquid, gas and solid fuels predominantly produced from biomass.Biofuels include energy security reasons, environmental concerns, foreign exchange savings, and socioeconomic issues related to the rural sector.
Transportation produces about one-third of Ontario's carbon emissions, more than any other sector.
The approval is a victory for the agricultural sector in Brazil, which campaigned heavily for it.
The bill is also expected to help the country meet its pledge under the Paris climate agreement to reduce emissions.
Biofuels include bioethanol, biomethanol, vegetable oils, biodiesel, biogas, bio-synthetic gas (bio-syngas), bio-oil, bio-char, Fischer-Tropsch liquids, and biohydrogen.
Most traditional biofuels, such as ethanol from corn, wheat, or sugar beets, and biodiesel from oil seeds, are produced from classic agricultural food crops that require high-quality agricultural land for growth. Biomethanol can be produced from biomass using bio-syngas obtained from steam reforming process of biomass.