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 51 - 75 of 94
Title Year Type Files Related Topics

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Engineered to fail?

Climate-related Geoengineering

CBD Alliance

(2 pages)

Mar 2012 Briefing Download (78.27 KB)

Why 'marginal' land does not solve the biofuel problems

by Helena Paul

(1 page)

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)

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

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)

Patenting Genes

Stifling Research and Jeopardising Healthcare

joint EcoNexus/ GeneWatch publication

(4 pages)

Mar 2001 Briefing Download (143.75 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)

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 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)

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

Carbon - The New Cash Crop

Helena Paul

(4 pages)

The Land, Autumn 2010, Issue 9, pp.15-18
Apr 2010 Article Download (468.03 KB)

Real problems, false solutions

Grupo de Reflexión Rural, Biofuelwatch, EcoNexus, NOAH & FoE Denmark

(7 pages)

Seedling, October 2009
Sep 2009 Article

Global agrofuel crops as contested sustainability, Part I: Sustaining what development?

Les Levidow, Helena Paul

(17 pages)

Jun 2010 Article Download (915.03 KB)

A dangerous precedent

The UK Nuffield Council on Bioethics proposes five ethical principles and a duty to develop biofuels instead of the Precautionary Principle

Helena Paul

(2 pages)

English version of an article forthcoming in German in the June issue of umwelt aktuell.
Apr 2011 Article

GM crops are driving genocide and ecocide - keep them out of the EU!

Helena Paul

The Ecologist, February 2014
Feb 2014 Article

Interview: Thai Rice Farmer on GM crops

Daoreung Pheudphon explains why GM crops are a threat to farmers and won’t feed the world

Conducted by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher, Ph.D.,

(2 pages)

Carried out in Bangkok at a public rice fair, 20 February 2005.
Feb 2005 Article Download (414.42 KB)

Feed the world?

R. Steinbrecher & A. Lorch

(4 pages)

The Ecologist, November 2008.
Nov 2008 Article Download (200.55 KB)

Global Agrofuel Crops as Contested Sustainability Part II: Eco-Efficient Techno-fixes?

Les Levidow, Helena Paul

Capitalism Nature Socialism, Volume 22, 2011
Jun 2011 Article