Archive for October 17th, 2012

EU looks set to cap use of food-based biofuels – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle EU looks set to cap use of food-based biofuelsDeutsche Welle"We cannot continue to burn food in our petrol tanks while poor families go hungry," said Natalia Alonso from Oxfam's EU office. The draft bill in question will still need the approval of EU governments and legislators to become law. hg/jr (Reuters … and […]

UPDATE 2-EU Commission to cap food-based biofuels in major shift – Reuters

UPDATE 2-EU Commission to cap food-based biofuels in major shiftReuters"We cannot continue to burn food in our petrol tanks while poor families go hungry." The EU's biofuel goal to source 10 percent of road transport from renewable sources by the end of the decade is part of an overall aim to increase use of renewable […]

EU Commission to cap food-based biofuels – Alberta Express

EU Commission to cap food-based biofuelsAlberta Express"We cannot continue to burn food in our petrol tanks while poor families go hungry." The EU's biofuel goal to source 10 per cent of road transport from renewable sources by the end of the decade is part of an overall aim to increase use of renewable … and […]

European biofuel targets are driving up food prices, warns Oxfam – Energy Efficiency News

European biofuel targets are driving up food prices, warns OxfamEnergy Efficiency News“European governments and the European Commission must not cave in to pressure from the biofuels industry,” says a statement from the aid agency. “We cannot continue to burn food in our petrol tanks while poor families go hungry. Biofuels mandates must …

EU confirms change in biofuel targets – Channel News Asia

EU confirms change in biofuel targetsChannel News Asia… poor communities' right to food and land," said Natalia Alonso the head of Oxfam's EU office. "We cannot continue to burn food in our petrol tanks while poor families go hungry. Biofuels mandates must be dropped now and taken off the table for the …

Common habits in US detrimental to health, environment – K-State Collegian

K-State Collegian Common habits in US detrimental to health, environmentK-State CollegianThese people wanted to exercise and burn food calories, but ended up consuming different sources of fossil fuels to accomplish this goal. If people weren't resistant to taking stairs or running instead of driving, they could have easily accomplished … and more »

European Union Set To Limit Crop-Based Biofuels – Revmodo

European Union Set To Limit Crop-Based BiofuelsRevmodo“We cannot continue to burn food in our petrol tanks while poor families go hungry,” said Natalia Alonso from Oxfam. Truer words aren't spoken too often and we definitely need to speed up the development and production of non-food-based biofuel sources.

Dr. Oz & Dr. Joel Furhman’s "Eat To Live", Metabolism Types, and Losing Weight – Nerdles

Nerdles Dr. Oz & Dr. Joel Furhman's "Eat To Live", Metabolism Types, and Losing WeightNerdlesIn fact, the right foods for our metabolic type can actually help us burn food faster. You can't tell your metabolic type just by staring at someone. Dr. Oz has three women, all sisters, and has us guess their unique body […]

Renewables and infrastructures on agenda – Europolitics.info

Renewables and infrastructures on agendaEuropolitics.info… poorer communities' right to land and food”. “We cannot continue to burn food in our boilers when poor families are hungry – the binding objectives for biofuels must be dropped,” said Natalia Alonso, the head of Oxfam International's EU Office in … and more »

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