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 93
Title Year Type Files Related Topics

Coming to your table?

GMO crops resistant to 'war herbicide' 2,4D

Helena Paul

The Ecologist, May 2014
Apr 2014 Article

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)

Corporations are not human, so why should they have human rights?

Helena Paul

(6 pages)

Aug 2011 Opinion piece

Corporations at Rio+20

CSO statement on the planned field release of GM mosquitos

Statement of Concern from Civil Society Organizations Regarding Field Release of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

EcoNexus as one of 87 civil society organisations

(5 pages)

Dec 2010 Open Letter Download (89.51 KB)

Dr Frances Kelsey: thalidomide and the precautionary principle

Helena Paul & Philip Bereano

The Ecologist, August 2015
Jul 2015 Article

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

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)

Engineered to fail?

Climate-related Geoengineering

CBD Alliance

(2 pages)

Mar 2012 Briefing Download (78.27 KB)

EU biofuel (agrofuel) target

May 2011 Update

EU biofuel target causes serious damage in the Global South

Comments on the transport elements of the Renewable Energy Directive and on article 7 of the EU Fuel Quality Directive

Helena Paul

(3 pages)

May 2011 Submission Download (185.71 KB)

Feed the world?

R. Steinbrecher & A. Lorch

(4 pages)

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

Finance, targets, green economy and innovative financial mechanisms

Helena Paul & Antje Lorch

(1 page)

ECO "Post-COP 10", Vol 36(1), p. 5
Mar 2011 Article

Food Security and Food Safety

Assumptions, Technology, Research and Sustainability

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

Paper given at the Annual Conference of the Federation of German Scientists (Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftler – VDW)
Mar 2005 Presentation

GE Rice

The Genetic Engineering of the World’s Leading Staple Crop

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

(24 pages)

for Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific
Dec 2007 Report Download (856.69 KB)

GE Wheat trial by Rothamsted Research

Submission on Rothamsted Research application for consent to release genetically modified wheat in the UK

Dr. Ricarda A. Steinbrecher

(7 pages)

Jul 2011 Submission Download (170.23 KB)

Gene Drives - a report on their science, applications, social aspects, ethics and regulations

Critical Scientists Switzerland (CSS), European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) and Federation of German Scientists (FGS/VDW)

(341 pages)

Gene Drives website
May 2019 Report Download (3.32 MB), Download (43.63 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)

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)

Genetically Engineered Trees & Risk Assessment

An overview of risk assessment and risk management issues

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher and Antje Lorch

(30 pages)

Published by the Federation of German Scientists. Presented at CBD COP9 negotiations on GE trees
Apr 2008 Report Download (260.97 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

Genome Scrambling – Myth or Reality?

Transformation-Induced Mutations in Transgenic Crop Plants

by Allison Wilson, PhD, Jonathan Latham, PhD and Ricarda Steinbrecher, PhD

(36 pages)

Sep 2004 Technical Report Download (87.3 KB), Download (627.96 KB)

Geoengineering as a response to the climate crisis: right road or disastrous diversion?

Helena Paul and Rupert Read

(23 pages)

This publication is a chapter in the book Facing up to Climate Reality: Honesty, Disaster and Hope, an edited collection published by Green House.
May 2019 Chapter Download (214.05 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

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

Les Levidow, Helena Paul

(17 pages)

Jun 2010 Article Download (915.03 KB)