Charity claims biofuels are ‘fuelling hunger’
Green Cars News
AUGUST 17, 2009
The report ‘Growing pains: the possibilities and problems of biofuels’ calls for a radical overhaul of governments’ multi-billion dollar support for biofuels, so that only crops which offer genuine greenhouse gas savings and wider social benefits are encouraged. 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.