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082 0  333.9539 
100 1  Houtart, François 
245 10 Agrofuels :|bBig Profits, Ruined Lives and Ecological 
       Destruction 
250    1st ed 
264  1 London :|bPluto Press,|c2010 
264  4 |c©2010 
300    1 online resource (208 pages) 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Transnational Institute 
505 0  Cover -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1. Energy and 
       Development -- Exploiting Nature as a Source of Energy -- 
       Energy in the Development Model -- Energy's Role in the 
       Growth of Capitalism -- The Social and Ecological Effects 
       of the Capitalist Development Model -- 2. The Twin Crises:
       Energy and Climate -- The Energy Crisis and Non-renewable 
       Energy Sources -- The Climate Crisis or Global Warming -- 
       3. The Neoliberal Discourse on Climate Change -- First 
       Stage: Denying or Playing Down Climate Change -- Second 
       Stage: Promoting Market-friendly Solutions -- Problems 
       with the Neoliberal Approach -- 4. Agrofuels and 
       Agroenergy -- Characteristics of Agrofuels -- The 
       Different Types of Agroenergy -- 5. Ethanol Production -- 
       FROM SUGAR CANE -- In Brazil -- In Other Countries of the 
       South -- In the Countries of the North -- 6. Agrodiesel 
       Production -- FROM PALM OIL -- Origins and Characteristics
       -- Contemporary Production -- Personal Testimony from 
       Colombia -- FROM JATROPHA CURCAS -- Origins and 
       Characteristics -- Contemporary Production Programmes in 
       Asia and Africa -- Plants Similar to Jatropha Curcas -- 7.
       The Collateral Effects of Agrofuels -- The Ecological 
       Effects of Agrofuels -- The Social Effects of Agrofuels --
       8. The Socio-economic Dimensions of Agroenergy -- The 
       Agricultural Model Underlying Agrofuels -- Economic and 
       Financial Issues of Agrofuels -- Agrofuels and the Food 
       Crisis -- Agrofuels and the Reproduction of Capital -- 
       Agrofuels and the Development Model -- 9. Alternative Ways
       of Solving the Climate and Energy Crises and the Role of 
       Agrofuels -- Solutions Envisaged and their Limitations -- 
       Post-capitalist Logic of the Economy and a New Development
       Model -- Glossary -- Notes -- Index 
520    Shows that agrofuels, once heralded as a solution to 
       climate change, do more harm than good due to the 
       capitalist system in which they are produced 
588    Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other
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590    Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest 
       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
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650  0 Energy crops industry.;Energy crops -- Environmental 
       aspects.;Energy crops -- Economic aspects 
655  4 Electronic books 
700 1  Shiva, Vandana 
700 1  Bawtree, Victoria 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aHoutart, François|tAgrofuels : Big 
       Profits, Ruined Lives and Ecological Destruction|dLondon :
       Pluto Press,c2010|z9780745330136 
830  0 Transnational Institute 
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