Thursday, August 16, 2012

[biofuelwatch] New video & "State of Play on Biofuel Subsidies"





Dear Biofuelwatchers,

The Global Subsidies Initiative of the International Institute for Sustainable Development has published a videorecord of the discussion on biofuel subsidies that took place on 19 June 2012, the Business Day at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20. The discussion was organized by Nestlé S.A. and informed by the GSI report "State of Play on Biofuel Subsidies: Are policies ready to shift?" 
  
The video is a record of the full event (1 h 20 m), including contributions of the following speakers:
 Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman Nestlé S.A., Chairman of the 2030 Water Resources Group
 Mark Halle, Executive Director, International Institute of Sustainable Development - Europe
 Simon Upton, OECD Environment Director
 Adriano Campolina, Director of ActionAid Brazil
 
The video concludes with a question and answer session and discussion amongst the audience and the panelists.
 
Best regards,  

Ivetta Gerasimchuk, PhD
Global Subsidies Initiative
International Institute for Sustainable Development

International Environment House 2
9 chemin de Balexert
1219 Châtelaine, Geneva, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 917 82 38
Fax: +41 22 917 80 54
http://www.iisd.org/gsi



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Biofuels are a wide range of fuels which are in some way derived from biomass.

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