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    Militant Brazilian Opposition to Bush-Lula Ethanol Accords

    Roger Burbach, Isabella Kenfield
    21 March 2007
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  2. The Global Land Grab Debate

    15 June 2010
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    Global land grabbing has hit the media headlines and sparked fierce debate about how to both analyse the problem and possible solutions for preventing further dispossession.

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    Renewables Directive: agrofuel target is ‘irresponsible and unsustainable’

    23 January 2008
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    The European Commission’s draft EU Renewable Energy Directive, published today, ignores numerous recent warnings on the environmental and social damage of its proposed 10 per cent target for agrofuel use in the transport sector by 2020.

  4. SOTU: Parsing Obama's 'Clean Energy' Promises

    03 February 2011
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    Is there such a thing as clean coal, gas and nuclear power? What is the actual meaning of clean energy as mentioned by Obama in his State of the Union speech? And will it have any effect on climate change? 

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    Agrofuels - Another Scramble for Africa?

    Trusha Reddy
    20 September 2007
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    Just as we begin to come to terms with the colonially-sponsored corporate conquest of our oil resources, along comes a new wave of ‘green’ companies turning fertile African lands to Northern ‘gold’.
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  9. Obama's dirty energy fixation

    Daphne Wysham
    28 April 2011
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    Despite the clear alarm bells sounded by Fukushima and the BP Gulf oilspill, Obama has yet to change either his energy policies or strategy.

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    The green goldrush

    Oscar Reyes
    14 September 2008
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    The politics of climate change

    Larry Lohmann
    26 September 2008
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    Climate change is a social issue and it will always be connected with concrete, specific struggles over fossil fuel exploitation, pollution, health, agriculture, livelihoods or access to energy.

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    Biofuel targets are not the answer

    Jutta Kill
    01 March 2007
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    Environmental Justice News

    aleksej
    25 January 2007
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    Environmental Justice News

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    Transforming the Global Economy: Solutions for a Sustainable World

    Susan George
    15 November 2008
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    The crisis that we are seeing today is not only the financial crisis - this is only one aspect of a much bigger systemic crisis that encompasses the social crisis, or crisis of inequality, the financial and the ecological crises, says Susan George in this video lecture, and suggests radical reforms that would create more just wealth distribution while saving the economy and the environment: an environmental Keynesianism.
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    Philippines: Dealing with the oil crisis

    Walden Bello
    24 June 2008
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    Agro-fooling ourselves

    Oscar Reyes
    01 October 2007
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    Biochar, a big new threat to people, land and ecosystems

    Biofuelwatch Declaration
    08 April 2009
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    Caution urged against proposals for large scale use of charcoal in soils for climate change mitigation and soil reclamation.
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    Sugarcane ethanol: a sweet solution for Europe's fuel addiction?

    Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
    08 September 2008
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    Brazil's agribusiness is lobbying to make the case, but people and the environment are paying the price.

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