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LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Collected by: University of New Mexico

Archived since: May, 2010

Description:

This archive is part of a University of New Mexico project that uses innovative technological solutions to build an easy to use knowledge base on energy policy and dialogue in Latin America for educational and policy-oriented research interests in the United States, Latin America, and the world.

Subject:   Government Science & Health Computers & Technology

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Title: The IMF and World Bank Admit that Biofuels Harm

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Contenido/Noticias/El_FMI_y_el_Banco_Mundial_admiten_que_los_biocombustibles_hacen_dano

Description: This article discusses a recent report released by the IMF and World Bank that found that hunger and malnutrition are worsening as food production is increasingly used as biofuel rather than for consumption. With more and more agricultural production becoming dedicated to biofuel production, food prices have risen, intensifying the threat to food security. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass Alternative Biofuel Bioethanol Food Security,  Export ,  Food Sovereignty

Title: A Leftist Indian and an "Extreme Right" with the Same Plan: The People Pay Rate Hikes for Corporations to Earn More

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2011011401

Description: This article discusses the price increases for fuel implemented by the Bolivian and Chilean governments in late-December 2010, in a purported effort to encourage the exploitation of oil and gas deposits in their respective countries. The increase in Bolivia led to violent protests, forcing the Evo Morales government to cancel the fuel hike. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Oil Bolivia Chile Evo Morales Investment Exploration Policy Mobilization Resistance,  Export ,  Sebastian Piñera Popular

Title: Argentine Biofuels Begin

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3539&olt=462

Description: This article discusses the implementation of government policy in Argentina concerning biofuels - through the blending of gasoline with ethanol and diesel fuel with biodiesel - in pursuit of lower carbon emissions. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Biomass Oil Alternative Argentina Biofuel Biodiesel Carbon Emissions Soybean Gasoline Fuel Petroleum Climate Change Carbon Dioxide Sugar Cane Corn Cassava Yuca Consumption,  Export ,  Import Domestic Market Green Fuel

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