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Throughout its forty year history, Friends of the Earth has done extensive policy analysis and reports for all of our campaigns. Below, you can find an archive of policy reports. Select the project (in parenthesis) to filter reports by project-area. If you have any difficulty locating any reports, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nanomaterials are already being used (unlabelled) in hundreds of consumer products including sunscreens and cosmetics. This report explains why this is reason for concern.
This report is one of the first critical analyses to characterize carbon trading as a massive new derivatives market and . It finds that existing financial regulations, as well as those proposed in major cap-and-trade bills, would be inadequate and could
This evaluation by Doug Koplow of EarthTrack for Friends of the Earth estimates the costs of the Renewable Fuel Standard and the various biofuel tax credits.
Hundreds of consumer products incorporating nanomaterials are on the market. Many of these contain nano-silver. This report highlights the potential environmental and human health risks.
This report argues that the World Bank's track record disqualifies it from managing clean technology transfer and climate adaptation funds.
This 2008 report offers an analysis of $32.9 billion in tax breaks, subsidies and other handouts the oil & gas industry will receive by 2013.
This report finds that untested nanotechnology is being used in more than 100 food products, food packaging and contact materials currently on the shelf, without warning or FDA testing.
Many sunscreen manufacturers are now including potentially dangerous manufactured nanoparticles in their sun care products. This underscores the need for labeling requirements and regulation.
Corporations around the world are rapidly introducing thousands of tons of nanomaterials into the environment and onto the faces and hands of millions of people, despite the growing body of evidence indicating that nanomaterials can be toxic to humans and
The Green Scissors 2004 report focuses on a few particularly egregious policies and programs that should be addressed immediately.