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Global agrofuel crops as contested sustainability, Part II: Eco-efficient techno-fixes?

Levidow, Les and Paul, Helena (2011). Global agrofuel crops as contested sustainability, Part II: Eco-efficient techno-fixes? Capitalism Nature Socialism, 22(2) pp. 27–51.

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Abstract

As this article will argue: In the name of ‘‘sustainable biofuels,’’ efforts towards
future novel biofuels serve a common aim: to sustain the liquid fuel supply for an expanding transport sector, while gaining a commercial advantage through more flexible supply chains, whose profitability depends on more enclosures of human and natural resources. Agrofuel innovation trajectories have the same drivers as the current biofuel production causing sustainability problems and land-use competition.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Center for Political Ecology
ISSN: 1548-3290
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography > Development
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 28805
Depositing User: Les Levidow
Date Deposited: 24 May 2011 15:11
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:29
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/28805
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