New Biofuels report shows how Europe is driving hunger

From Reuters:

Up to 100 million more people could go hungry if the UK and Europe commit themselves to a huge increase in biofuels consumption in order to meet new European Union legislation, a new report from ActionAid says today.

The legislation states that 10 per cent of transport fuels must come from renewable sources by 2020. EU member states will fill almost all of their renewables targets by using industrial biofuels – fuels made on an industrial scale from agricultural crops, including important staple foods.

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