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Oil and the Iraq Crisis

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

Control over oil is a central motivation for the Bush administration's military confrontation with Iraq. The unilateralist nature of the US's new security stance in a post September 11th world has become inexorably linked with the importance of...

The EU’s Energy Support Programmes, Promoting Sustainability or Pollution?

Publication | 2 April, 2004 at 2:00

The enlargement of the European Union and EU energy market Liberalisation is expected to result in the largest liberalised energy market in the world, offering immense business opportunities. However, the EU has stated that besides market...

Letter to foreign ministers of the NPT

Publication | 21 April, 2004 at 2:00

As you will be aware nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) member States will meet at the third and final Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) meeting in New York before the 2005 NPT Review Conference (RevCon).This PrepCom will be an important test...

Sixty years on: Time for a comprehensive fissile material treaty

Publication | 4 May, 2004 at 2:00

It's only common sense: Non-proliferation is not achievable without targetting weapons-usable material that exists in abundance on this planet.

A.Q. Khan, Urenco and the proliferation of nuclear weapons technology: The symbiotic...

Publication | 4 May, 2004 at 2:00

Hard evidience for the direct link between nuclear energy and nuclear weapons

MEP's Support for Substitution in REACH

Publication | 14 May, 2004 at 2:00

If you like to find out if your representative in the European parliament votes for the protection of your health and environment or the interests of industry, check out this document.Please note: This table is gradually being updated as we...

Greenfreeze: from snowball to industrial avalanche

Publication | 6 June, 2004 at 2:00

Greenfreeze is an ozone-friendly refrigeration technology developed by Greenpeace to challenge an industry that said it couldn't be done. It has gone on to dominate the European refrigeration industry and won a United Nations award for...

Dow: Pay your debt to the victims of Bhopal before investing in new textiles

Publication | 20 September, 2004 at 2:00

On the night of December 2nd - 3rd 1984, 40 tonnes of lethal gases leaked from the Union Carbide Corporation’s pesticide factory in Bhopal, India. 8,000 people died immediately, today the toll has reached some 20,000 people.Well over 150,000...

Certifying Extinction? An Assessment of the Revised Standards of the Finnish Forest...

Publication | 11 October, 2004 at 2:00

With this report, the undersigned Finnish environmental organisations want to emphasise the urgent need for better forest management and better protection for the remaining old-growth and high-conservation-value forests in Finland.

Kyoto, the US, and business

Publication | 22 October, 2004 at 2:00

The business community, and the world as a whole has a clear vested interest in one, clear, global system for protecting the climate, for agreeing emissions reduction targets, and for carbon trading and emissions reductions. Such a situation...

How much climate change can we bear?

Publication | 22 October, 2004 at 2:00

The consequences of a 2 degree centigrade rise in global temperature and how to avoid it.

Millions at risk: dangerous to whom?

Publication | 6 December, 2004 at 1:00

There is a fundamental irony and injustice at the heart of the climate change problem. Today’s growing body of evidence of climate change indicates very clearly that the first and worst impacts of climate change are being felt by the poor in the...

Millions at risk

Publication | 6 December, 2004 at 1:00

A startling projection of how many additional millions of people will be at risk of water shortage, malaria, coastal flooding, and hunger under various global warming scenarios.

Destination Unknown - European single hull oiltankers: no place to go

Publication | 7 December, 2004 at 1:00

Report looking at what will happen to the single hulled oil tankers being phased out in the EU and how will they be scrapped.

Cast Adrift

Publication | 10 December, 2004 at 1:00

How the rich are leaving the poor to sink in a warming world.

Amazon under threat

Publication | 15 December, 2004 at 1:00

The Amazon is currently caught between two destructive forces – deforestation and climate change.

Background Briefing on Climate Litigation

Publication | 16 December, 2004 at 1:00

This document provides more information on 10 legal actions that have been announced around the world under several different legal theories in order to combat climate change. The 10 actions have been grouped together by legalcategory.

Solar Generation II

Publication | 18 January, 2005 at 1:00

Climate change is a key challenge that needs to be tackled by competitive eco-technologies. The European Union has played a leading role in defining the Kyoto Protocol. The forthcoming implementation of the emissions trading instrument will pave...

Offshore Wind - Implementing a new power house for Europe

Publication | 4 April, 2005 at 2:00

Offshore Wind - Implementing a new Power House for Europe is a strategic blueprint that outlines how offshore wind farms will be able to supply about 10% of Europe's electricity sector by 2020. The report represents a crucial tool in the race to...

Calculation of external cost of China Light & Power

Publication | 20 April, 2005 at 2:00

Calculation of External Cost of China Light & Power's fossil fuels power generation 2004. European Commission Community Research report, "External costs - Research results on socio-environmental damages due to electricity and transport"

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