Tomorrow, Wednesday, 13th of November 2013, is of utmost importance for the tropical rainforests. On this day, the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU will meet in Brussels to discuss Europe’s future biofuel policy. European laws stipulate that biofuels made from plant oil are blended with fossil fuels. At present, 1.9 million tons of palm oil are mixed with diesel in the EU every year. 7,000 square kilometers of tropical rainforest have been converted into huge industrial monoculture plantations to produce the palm oil.
Please participate in the campaign by sending a protest email to the UK representation to the EU, Mrs. Shan Morgan:
Please abolish the blending of palm oil with diesel in the EU. The plantations needed to produce the palm oil threaten rainforests and the habitat of endangered orangutans.
Palm oil does not belong in fuel tanks!
To: Shan Morgan, UK Representation to the EU
Telephone: +32 (0)2 287 8211
Via Rainforest Rescue 12th November, 2013
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…and thank you again 🙂 🙂 🙂
Thank you for this important reminder, Amelia. I’ll be adding to my e-mail message the extended list of species endangered by the palm oil industry: the Asian elephant, the tiger, the Sumatran rhinoceros, the Malayan tapir and the orangutan.
Isn’t it shocking, Carmen, how many species they are destroying 😦
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Thanks, as ever, for the reblog, Adam ~ Amelia 🙂 🙂
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Wish I could send you some of our wretched corn! What a travesty! I will send the email, at any rate.
Thank you 🙂 Please don’t take this the wrong way, Camilla – but, we have enough of our own wretched corn over here. LOL
We ask to refrain from speeches and addresses. Now, … ?
Since ‘Climate talk’ increase by 41%.
Thank you 🙂 🙂