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Biofuels land grab destroys African village

Posted by Margaret on Monday, Oct 31, 2011

As car ownership increases worldwide, many people might imagine that biofuels are the answer to pollution. However, many create greater greenhouse gas emissions than the oil-based fuels they’re meant to replace and the companies that produce them have few scruples about taking land off poor people to produce them. See this report from Action Aid of one such land grab, and sign their petition.

How a biofuels land grab has desroyed an African village.

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