World Rainforest Movement




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Bulletin Issue 112 – November 2006

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THE FOCUS OF THIS ISSUE: BIOFUELS

The serious problem of global warming, the rise in oil prices, the dependency of industrialized countries on oil reserves beyond their frontiers, the interests of agro-business always eager to expand its profits, “western” lifestyles consuming huge amounts of oil – particularly with regards to transport – are at the root of the appearance of fuels derived from plant crops.  The model presenting them – large scale, functional to globalization, consolidating the ransacking of the peoples’ natural assets– offers a “solution” to the energy crisis implying a 360º degree rotation – that is to say, so that everything can continue exactly as it was…

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BIOFUELS: A 360º ROTATION

BIOFUELS ON THE GROUND