Sergio Ghizzardi, director of the film Green Gold (Photo: Peter Teffer)


New documentary shows how biofuels lobby played parliament

Five Germans ruined it all for former French MEP Corrine Lepage.

Lepage, a member of the liberal Alde group, spearheaded the reform of the EU's biofuels policy. In 2013, she asked the European Parliament's plenary for a mandate to negotiate on the file with the EU Council, but was defeated by one vote, thanks to a handful of German liberal MEPs who voted against.

The scene is a key moment in filmmaker Sergio Ghizzardi's new documentary,

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