Tuesday, 26 April 2011

The Oblivion of Biofuels

By James Smith

2011 is witnessing another crisis over rising food prices. In turn, concerns over food insecurity have intersected with ongoing anxiety over water and energy insecurity to create visions of perfect storms and future threats. All have meant the West is facing the very real possibility that it may no longer be able to import or buy its way out of tomorrow’s problems. The dawning realisation of the true global nature of these risks has ignited action: investment, innovation and policy. And biofuels have been presented as one of the key solutions.

... Read James' full blog post on the ActionAid campaign blog website.

James is author of 'Biofuels and the Globalization of Risk: The Biggest Change in North-South Relationships Since Colonialism'.

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