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Agrofuels

Press releases on resisting agrofuels.

European crimes face Latin American trial

Environmental and human rights violations committed by European companies in Latin America are being examined at a people's tribunal in Lima, Peru this week (13-16 May).

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Corporations threaten biotech talks

A last minute attempt by six biotech giants to undermine international negotiations on biotech crops was condemned today by environmental group Friends of the Earth International as a proposal to ‘privatise international law’.

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Development bank misleads on climate

Environmental and human rights groups branded today the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a "leading world emitter of climate hypocrisy" for issuing calls for clean energy investments to fight global warming while extending massive funding support for dirty mega coal projects in Asia.

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Green schemes for biofuel crops set to fail

Attempts to use certification schemes to reduce the widespread environmental and social problems caused by growing crops for fuels and animal feeds are bound to fail, states a new report released today by Friends of the Earth groups.

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GM crops increase pesticides

A new report released on February 13th shows that planting genetically modified (GM) crops is causing an increased use of harmful pesticides in major biotech crop producing countries.

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palm oil advert misleading

Friends of the Earth International has welcomed a ruling today by the UK advertising watchdog that describing palm oil as “sustainably produced” is false advertising.

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Bali Joins Global Day for Tough Action on Climate Change

7 December 2007 - People in Bali will call for tough action to tackle climate change at a march and rally on 8th December (Saturday) as people around the world join the Global Day of Action on Climate Change.

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Governments must say no to 'biofuels'

Governments must say no to 'biofuels'

November 29, 2007 -- Biofuels must not be promoted as a solution to climate change, Friends of the Earth International said today, just a few days before key United Nations climate change talks start in Bali, Indonesia.

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