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Almost 100 Organisations Worldwide Condemn UN Aviation Agency’s Biofuel Plans

11 Oct, 2017

An in-depth report released by Biofuelwatch last week [4] shows that feedstocks (raw materials used to produce biofuel) other than palm oil cannot be converted to aviation fuels on a large scale either because of technical obstacles, or for economic reasons. Mary Louise Malig from the Global Forest Coalition, one of the signatories of the Open Letter said: “Biofuels are already responsible for large-scale deforestation, and for more land-grabbing, human rights abuses, loss of food sovereignty and food security. Fuelling …

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Informe del Grupo de Articulación Internacional de la Cumbre de los Pueblos por Justicia Social y Ambiental por la Unidad y la Movilización de los Pueblos en Defensa de La Vida y los Bienes Comunes, la Justicia Social y Ambiental, Contra la Mercantilización De La Naturaleza Y La “Economía Verde”

22 May, 2012

(tomado de http://cupuladospovos.org.br/es/2012/05/lo-que-esta-en-juego-en-rio20/) A un mes de la conferencia de Naciones Unidas Río+20, los pueblos del mundo no vemos resultados positivos del proceso de negociación que se está realizando en la…

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Biofuels – a Failure for Africa

3 Dec, 2010

PRESS RELEASE- Thursday 2 December 2010 African Biodiversity Network, The Gaia Foundation Biofuels are failing Africa, in contrast to the many promises that fuelled their growth, a new report from…

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