Tag: Oxfam

Oxfam slams biofuel industry for lobbying EU policy

Oxfam slams biofuel industry for lobbying EU policy

October 26, 2016 |

In Belgium, the European Union must overhaul its current bioenergy policy, which is based on getting fuel from plants, because the industry is linked to the eviction of thousands of people from their lands, out-competing food crops, and creating more not less pollution, says Oxfam. A new Oxfam report says that a powerful industry lobby […]

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“U.S. output, which includes natural gas liquids and biofuels, has swelled 3.2 million barrels per day since 2009.”

“U.S. output, which includes natural gas liquids and biofuels, has swelled 3.2 million barrels per day since 2009.”

October 16, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: oxfamgb: Around 900 million ppl go hungry every day, yet crops are still being used to feed cars EnergyFactCheck: U-S-A! A new @NavigantRSRCH report says the U.S. leads the world in creating businesses that make advanced #biofuels bubblz226 U.S. output, which includes natural gas liquids and biofuels, has swelled 3.2 million barrels per […]

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“Ethanol industry is “bullying” Big Oil? I’d make a joke about the absurdity of that, but I think it speaks for itself…”

“Ethanol industry is “bullying” Big Oil? I’d make a joke about the absurdity of that, but I think it speaks for itself…”

October 8, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: mdmerritt: WSJ: #Ethanol industry is “bullying” Big #Oil. I’d make a joke about the absurdity of that, but I think it speaks for itself… MaskAfrica Oxfam urges CFS govts to ensure biofuels don’t force poor farmers off the land SugarcaneBlog SG Biofuels Seeks $31 Million IDB Loan for Guatemala Jatropha – Bloomberg

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Oxfam report claims UK mandate will raise energy prices, cause hunger in developing world

Oxfam report claims UK mandate will raise energy prices, cause hunger in developing world

September 17, 2012 |

In the UK, Oxfam has published a new report indicating that drivers will be paying an extra £35 each year due to the British mandate that at least 10% of transport energy must come from renewable sources by 2020. Currently, 4.5% of the market is provided for by the biofuel industry, and as that number […]

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