As the European Commission is given an opportunity to revise the EU’s biofuels targets in 2012, a new ActionAid report reveals that the EU continues to ignore that its biofuels policies are driving up global food prices and pushing people in poor countries off their land.
ActionAid welcomes the initiative announced by the European Commission today to increase development aid to promote access to sustainable, renewable energy for the poorest and most excluded people in the world, particularly women.
In recent years, communities supported by ActionAid and its partners from around the world have suffered the negative impacts of industrial biofuels production projects and policies. While ActionAid...
Motorists across Europe are set to pay an additional €18 billion a year for petrol and diesel as a result of EU biofuel targets that have been shown not to reduce emissions, says new research published today.