Renewable energy demand to push land grabs

Business Week: Rising demand for the dominant form of renewable energy worldwide - wood - could drive yet more acquisitions of land in developing countries where food insecurity is rising and land rights are weak, say researchers at the International Institute for Environment and Development. The researchers warn that this new trend needs greater public scrutiny and debate. Wood accounts for 67% of global renewable energy supplies, and many countries in the global North are increasing their use of it both......

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