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Campaigners warn of European food and energy crisis

The turmoil in Ukraine should be a wake-up call for Europe's looming fuel and food crisis, campaigners have warned.

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Europe needs must 'reassess energy mix' to avoid crisis

Europe imports half its energy, predominantly fossil fuels - and Russia is the EU's top supplier for both oil and gas, with European countries paying more than £200 per person to Russian oil and gas giants last year, Oxfam said.

The over-reliance on fossil fuels worsens climate change which in turn threatens agricultural production and pushes up food prices, the charity warned. The world's poorest people are already suffering greater hunger as a result of climate change, it said

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