EU-Brazil plan to develop biofuels in poorer countries called "immoral"

07/15/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Nonprofit groups are criticizing a planned "triangular cooperation" venture between the European Union and Brazil to help some African countries, as well as Haiti and East Timor, develop their biofuel industries. "European biofuels targets are what is driving this global expansion," and "using millions of hectares of agricultural land to grow crops to power European cars is immoral and perverse," said Adrian Bebb, a biofuels expert with environmental group Friends of the Earth.

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