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Dangers of Global Rush for Aviation Biofuel

April 18, 2013

With profits increasingly threatened by rising fuel prices, airlines are turning to biofuels both to reduce costs and to give the industry a sustainable image. But the consequences for people in the global south will be disastrous according to a recent report by the Oakland Institute. Lukas Ross is author of the recent report Eco-Skies: The Global Rush for Aviation Biofuel. He speaks with Redeye host Jane Williams.

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