Biography

Dan van der Horst lectures in environmental policy and management at the School of Geography, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK. His main area of research is in natural resource management, focusing especially on the governance of multifunctional land use, ecosystem services, and renewable energy systems.

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The development of biofuels over the last decade has been highly controversial, with negative media attention focusing on the impacts of subsidized biofuel production on food prices, the destruction of the rainforest to make way for new plantations or farms, and the trampling of local land rights. This criticism has led to the quest for […]

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