Archive for ‘Reports’

November 29, 2007

Latest reports from the European Environment Agency

by Katharine Thompson

The EEA publish a number of reports on a wide range of environmental issues.

Many of these can be downloaded free!

Recent reports include:

  • Europe’s environment — The fourth assessment
  • Greenhouse gas emission trends and projections in Europe 2007
  • Air pollution in Europe 1990-2004
  • Sustainable consumption and production in South East Europe and Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia
  • All these reports, and more, have been added to The quickest way to find them is to click on the EU tag.

    If you want to know when the EEA publishes new reports you can subscribe to their alerts service by email or RSS.

    November 5, 2007

    The Green List

    by Katharine Thompson

    Interesting supplement in today’s Guardian – The Green List – takes a look at subjects such as carbon trading, transport and how government and business are responding (or not) to environmental issues.

    We’ve also tagged this report on , or if you’d prefer to read off the page rather than off the screen, a copy is now in the ET reports collection on level 4 of the library, in the box marked ‘Odds and Sods’.

    October 26, 2007

    UN publish GEO4

    by Katharine Thompson

    The United Nations has just published the fourth Global Environment Outlook: environment for development (GEO-4) assessment.

    The full report (which is a whopping 572 pages and 22.5Mb) is available from the United Nations Environment Programme website.

    A copy has also been ordered for the library, and we’ve tagged it on as well.

    October 23, 2007

    100% car free Olympics?

    by Katharine Thompson

    Start walking now! The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) have just announced their plans to make the London 2012 games car free by getting all spectators to the venues by public transport, by bicycle, or on foot.

    The draft consultation plan is available at the London2012 website.

    As it’s rare that a week passes without me claiming my Tube fare back from Transport for London due to delays, I wish them the very best of luck!

    October 23, 2007

    New Scientist – Special Report on Climate Change/Energy & Fuels

    by Katharine Thompson

    The New Scientist have put together a special report on climate change and energy and fuels featuring many of the articles they’ve published recently on these topics.

    Online access to the New Scientist is available via the Digital Library.

    And they are also on

    October 23, 2007

    How green was my valley? WWF measure ecological footprints

    by Katharine Thompson

    In the news this week is the WWF’s report on the ecological footprints of 60 UK cities.

    Read the full report online.

    The report has also been tagged on our account.

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