bio fuels – a crime against humanity?

A strongly worded attack on Bio Fuels by Jean Ziegler (U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food) is reported on Treehugger, he has called for a five year moratorium on the use of bio fuels, something which George Monbiot also suggested some time ago.

But as far as I know Monbiot has never claimed that bio fuels are a crime against humanity!  The idea is based on the fact that poorer people spend a higher proportion of their income on food, so food price rises hit them harder…

I wrote a few thoughts about bio fuels as part of a longer post on transport in the Green My World blog recently.  Whatcha think?


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