[matilda] Fwd: Biofuel Conference Protest

Anthony Mullen ant_mullen at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 13 11:31:39 BST 2007

--- DEEPAK RUGHANI <dee.rughani at btinternet.com> wrote:

> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 14:13:41 +0100 (BST)
> From: DEEPAK RUGHANI <dee.rughani at btinternet.com>
> Subject: Biofuel Conference Protest
> To: ant_mullen at yahoo.com
> Dear Anthony                                        
> I wanted to let you know about a protest we've set
> up on 17th October, 2pm, Newark, Nottinghamshire: A
> protest will take place outside Europe's largest
> Biofuel Industry Conference this year, at Newark
> Showground.  Participants of the conference include
> BP, Virgin and D1 Oils, a biofuel company headed by
> former Shell CEO
> Lord Oxburgh which is acquiring rights over large
> areas of land in India and
> southern Africa.
>     The biofuel industry is implicated in
> large-scale deforestation, very high
> greenhouse gas emissions, in some cases human rights
> abuses, dispossession
> of local communities, and rising food prices
> threatening the survival of
> many people in the poorest countries.  Please come
> along, if possible with
> banners, placards or preferably smart atire to
> reflect the business event going on inside. For more
> information, including
> on transport, contact info[at]biofuelwatch.org.uk .
> To find out more about
> the impacts of large-scale biofuels, see
> www.biofuelwatch.org.uk."
> Would you mind sending this onto members that may be
> interested. Thanks!
> Deepak Rughani

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