In the wake of the current ethanol boom, many agro-fuel supporters have argued that their environmental benefits make them an environmentally viable alternative to imported oil. The proponents of agro-fuels often argue that increased usage of ethanol will reduce greenhouse gases and help fight global warming. However, a more detailed examination of agro-fuels reveals some disturbing environmental effects.
Eric Holt-Gimenez is interviewed on March 27, 2007 on the program "The Current" by Canadian Public Broadcasting.
In part 3 Eric speaks about Food Sovereignty and the Rockefeller-Gates Green Revolution for Africa initiative.
More information about this show can be found at the CBC website