Biofuel: Power from the poor

Verma, S. S.
December 2007
Chemical Business;Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p13
Trade Publication
The article discusses The Agro-fuels Transition in India and examines why biofuel production should be economically viable for the poor. Biofuel is seen as a solution for energy, rising costs of oil, pollution and global warming. Yet people are seldom shown the consequences of the industrial transformation of the food and fuel systems or agro-fuel transitions. Biofuel production may take valuable fertile land away from food production. According to the author the challenge in making biofuel viable is to not take power from the poor.


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