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    Environmental Justice News

    aleksej
    25 January 2007
    Article

    Environmental Justice News

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    Biofuel targets are not the answer

    Jutta Kill
    01 March 2007
    Article
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    Militant Brazilian Opposition to Bush-Lula Ethanol Accords

    Roger Burbach, Isabella Kenfield
    21 March 2007
    Article
  4. Agrofuels

    • Tamra Gilbertson, Varios autores
    06 June 2007
    Report

    This document focuses on particular types of ‘biofuel’ which we prefer to call agrofuel because of the intensive, industrial way it is produced, generally as monocultures, often covering thousands of hectares, most often in the global South.

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    Agrofuels

    02 July 2007
    Report
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    Agrofuels - Another Scramble for Africa?

    Trusha Reddy
    20 September 2007
    Article
    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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  8. Paving the way for Agrofuels

    • Tamra Gilbertson, Nina Holland, Stella Semino, Kevin Smith
    25 September 2007
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    Agro-fooling ourselves

    Oscar Reyes
    01 October 2007
    Article
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    Renewables Directive: agrofuel target is ‘irresponsible and unsustainable’

    23 January 2008
    Article

    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.

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    Fuelling the debate

    01 February 2008
    In the media
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  15. Agrofuels and the right to food in Latin America

    • Sofía Monsalve et al.
    26 May 2008

    The possible impact of agrofuels on the human right to adequate food for the most oppressed and marginalised social groups must be considered prior to applying policies and programmes that encourage the production, investment and trade of agrofuels.

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    Destroying African agriculture

    Walden Bello
    04 June 2008
    Article
    Biofuel production did not create, but only exacerbated the global food crisis that had been building up for years, as policies promoted by the World Bank, IMF, and WTO encouraged the conversion of economies that are largely food-self-sufficient into chronic food importers.
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    'Need for a new social alliance'

    Susan George
    04 June 2008
    Article

    The market ideology works to separate people on a competition basis, and our task is to bring people together and build alliances to defend their interests, says Susan George.

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    Philippines: Dealing with the oil crisis

    Walden Bello
    24 June 2008
    Article
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    Sugarcane ethanol: a sweet solution for Europe's fuel addiction?

    Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
    08 September 2008
    Article

    Brazil's agribusiness is lobbying to make the case, but people and the environment are paying the price.

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    The green goldrush

    Oscar Reyes
    14 September 2008
    Article

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