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Driving to destruction: The impacts of Europe’s biofuel plans on carbon emissions and...

Publication | November 8, 2010 at 0:00

A new study analyses the likely impacts on land use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of biofuel use by 2020, as projected in recently published National Renewable Energy Action Plans (NREAPs) in 23 EU member states. The analysis includes...

Europe’s biofuels plans driving social and environmental destruction

Press release | November 8, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — Plans to increase the use of biofuels in Europe over the next ten years will require up to 69 000 square kilometres of new land worldwide and make climate change worse, a new study reveals today [1]. The report finds...

Broken biofuel policies still driving rainforest destruction

Press release | June 10, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — New sustainability guidelines for biofuels in Europe do not go far enough to prevent a dramatic increase in deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions. The guidelines and an associated certification scheme only address...

Who will feed the world?

Publication | July 31, 2008 at 0:00

Millions of people around the world are suffering food shortages, unaffordable food prices and hunger. This is due to a number of factors: industrial farming, bad harvests related to climate change, unjust distribution of food, rising oil...

Who will feed the world? - Real causes and real solutions to the so-called global...

Publication | July 3, 2008 at 0:00

Millions of people around the world are suffering food shortages, unaffordable food prices and hunger. This is due to a number of factors: industrial farming, bad harvests related to climate change, unjust distribution of food, rising oil prices,...

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