Charity claims biofuels are ‘fuelling hunger’
Green Cars News
AUGUST 17, 2009
Subsidies and quotas for biofuels are wreaking social and environmental havoc and in many cases actually exacerbating climate change, says a new Christian Aid report. Vast sums of European and American taxpayers’ money are being used to prop up industries which are fuelling hunger, severe human rights abuses and environmental destruction – and failing to deliver the benefits claimed for them,” says Christian Aid climate advocacy specialist, Eliot Whittington, the report’s author.