List of EcoNexus Publications

Some of our publications are (more) technical, also providing a thorough review of the scientific literature to a specific topic coupled with original analysis.

All publications are either completely online or can be downloaded as PDF.

Displaying 26 - 50 of 94
Title Year Type Files Related Topics

'Climate-Smart Agriculture' - preparing for a corporate soil and climate-grab in Paris?

Helena Paul

The Ecologist, 26 November 2015
Nov 2015 Article

Green economy and biofuels: what did the CBD say ?

Helena Paul

(1 page)

Eco "Post-COP 10", Vol 36(1), p.1 & 6
Mar 2011 Article

Hungry Corporations: transnational biotech companies colonise the food chain

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher with Devlin Kuyek and Lucy Michaels

(242 pages)

Zed Books, London & New York
Sep 2003 Book

Patenting Genes

Stifling Research and Jeopardising Healthcare

joint EcoNexus/ GeneWatch publication

(4 pages)

Mar 2001 Briefing Download (143.75 KB)

Genetic Dialectic

The Biological Politics of Genetically Modified Trees

by Viola Sampson and Larry Lohmann

(12 pages)

joint Cornerhouse / EcoNexus publication
Dec 2000 Briefing Download (84.81 KB)

The CaMV 35S Promoter

Government and Corporate Scientific Incompetence:
Failure to assess the safety of GM crops

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

(2 pages)

Dec 2002 Briefing Download (65.86 KB)

El sueño del mercado de carbono: millones de créditos de carbonos por sumideros basados en el uso de la tierra

Econexus y Biofuelwatch

(3 pages)

Informe para las negociaciones sobre el clima, Cancun, Noviembre 2010
Nov 2010 Briefing Download (118.17 KB), Download (124.59 KB)

The carbon market dream: millions of offsets from land-use “sinks”

Econexus and Biofuelwatch

(3 pages)

Briefing for Cancun Climate Negotiations
Nov 2010 Briefing Download (118.17 KB)

Briefing Paper on Transgenic Trees

Implications for Human Health, Biodiversity and Biosafety

Joint briefing paper issued by: Global Justice Ecology Project, EcoNexus, Friends of the Earth International, Global Forest Forum and World Rainforest Movement

(2 pages)

Prepared for CBD COP8 (available in English, Spanish and Portugese)
Mar 2006 Briefing Download (189.26 KB)

Who’s in Charge?

Daniel Bennett with Helena Paul

(6 pages)

For Programme on Corporations, Law and Democracy - Guest Paper - Original paper from 1998
Aug 2004 Briefing Download (106.53 KB)

Carbon markets – A distraction from the real priority: immediate emission reductions

Helena Paul

(4 pages)

Nov 2010 Briefing Download (136.23 KB)

Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Global Warming

UN COP-8 Briefing No. 2

Published by EcoNexus & Global Justice Ecology Project

(2 pages)

Prepared for CBD COP8 (available in English, Spanish and Portugese)
Mar 2006 Briefing

Are we continuing to fuel Biodiversity Loss?

Biofuels, Bioenergy, Biochar and the Technologies of the new Bioeconomy

CBD Alliance

(2 pages)

Mar 2012 Briefing Download (83.19 KB)

Agriculture and soils in carbon trading

Prepared by Jonathan Ensor (Practical Action), Almuth Ernsting (Biofuelwatch), Susanne Gura (EcoNexus) & Helena Paul (EcoNexus)

(2 pages)

Dec 2009 Briefing Download (61.23 KB)

Engineered to fail?

Climate-related Geoengineering

CBD Alliance

(2 pages)

Mar 2012 Briefing Download (78.27 KB)

Genetic Engineering in Plants and the “New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)”

Inherent risks and the need to regulate

Dr. Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

(10 pages)

Dec 2015 Briefing Download (252.8 KB)

Bioenergy Out: Why bioenergy should not be included in the next EU Renewable Energy Directive

NOAH (Friends of the Earth Denmark), Biofuelwatch, Econexus, Global Forest Coalition, World Rainforest Movement, Rettet den Regenwald e.V., and Corporate Europe Observatory

(10 pages)

Aug 2015 Briefing Download (440.78 KB)

Why 'marginal' land does not solve the biofuel problems

by Helena Paul

(1 page)

Aug 2008 Briefing

Golden Rice, Patents and Vitamin A Deficiency

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

(4 pages)

Excerpt from Hungry Corporations - transnational biotech companies colonize the food chain
Sep 2003 Briefing Download (72.34 KB)

Agrofuels and the Myth of the Marginal Lands

by the African Biodiversity Network, Biofuelwatch, EcoNexus, the Gaia Foundation, Salva La Selva and Watch Indonesia

(8 pages)

Aug 2008 Briefing

Argentina and GM soya

The Cost of Complying with US Pressure

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

(2 pages)

Excerpt from Hungry Corporations - transnational biotech companies colonize the food chain
Sep 2003 Briefing Download (62.98 KB)

Global Agrofuel Crops as Dispossession

Les Lavidow, Helena Paul

In: Sparking A Worldwide Energy Revolution: Social Struggles in the Transition to a Post-petrol World / Kolya Abramsky ed.
Jan 2010 Chapter

Can sustainability criteria for certification of agrofuels be effective?

Helena Paul

(4 pages)

in: Policy Department Economic and Scientific Policy Sustainable Biofuel Production in Tropical and Subtropical Countries Workshop proceedings 12 June 2008, p. 19-22
May 2008 Chapter

Ecological Consequences of Genetic Engineering

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

(14 pages)

In: Redesigning Life? The worldwide challenge to Genetic Engineering. Ed. Brian Tokar
Mar 2001 Chapter

Committee on World Food Security: High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition draft report: Biofuels and Food Security

Comments from Biofuelwatch, EcoNexus and Global Forest Coalition

Biofuelwatch, EcoNexus & Global Forest Coalition

(8 pages)

Jan 2013 Commentary Download (142.25 KB)