[Sust-mar] Crops, Cars & Climate Crisis
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YOU ARE INVITEDTO A PUBLIC FORUM
Crops, Cars &Climate Crisis
The Global Impactsof Growing Biofuels on Food, Farmers, and Human Rights
Featuring special guests from
Canada, Columbia, Argentina and the United Kingdom.
The corporate"agrofuels" gold-rush has ignited a major global conflict.Governments across the world are committing to agrofuels as a part oftheir energy strategies. But producing crops for fuel is already changingworld agriculture, with major consequences for people, ecosystems, andthe planet.
Monday April 28
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Rodd Charlottetown Hotel, 75 Kent Street, Charlottetown
of a 6-city tour (Charlottetown, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Halifax,Ottawa, Montreal)
Free admission. Everyonewelcome. Wheelchair accessible.
For Information:www.cban.ca/agrofuels or613.241.2267
Presented by:Beyond Factory
Farming, Canadian Biotechnology Action
Network, ETC Group,Food
Action Committee - Ecology Action Centre Halifax,Inter Pares,National Farmers Union, P.E.I. Coalitionfor a GMO-Free Province, Earth Action (PEI), Council of Canadians PEIChapter, PEI Health Coalition,Partnership Africa Canada,The Ram's Horn,USC Canada, andUnion Paysanne.
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