Archive for March 2007

KAIROS Briefing Paper #9: Are Agrofuels Alternatives to Oil?

March 22, 2007

President George W. Bush’s 2007 State of the Union address calls for reducing US gasoline consumption by 20% over ten years, replacing it with 35 billion gallons of renewable fuels. Bush’s announcement has sparked a vigorous debate on issues such as…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

KAIROS Briefing Paper #8: The Cerro de San Pedro Case: A Clarion Call for Binding Legislation of Canadian Corporate Activity Abroad

March 21, 2007

In March 2005,  at the request of Mexican human rights partners and the  Broad Opposition Front (FAO), a KAIROS church leaders delegation traveled to the community of Cerro de San Pedro, Mexico. The church leaders were the first Canadian delegation not…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights