Coming Clean on Hunger: The Dirty Truth about Industrial Biofuels
Engaging in the debate over biofuels, ActionAid asks, “Who benefits?” Are biofuels clean or dirty? Green or mean? An answer to rural development or a part of the problem in the global food system? An important move towards energy independence or another profitable opportunity for the oil, gas and ethanol industries?
In exploring the issue we found that U.S. and European renewable fuel targets benefited the few at the expense of the many and distracted people from the growing North-South food and energy imbalance.