Le portail rinoceros d’informations sur les initiatives citoyennes pour la construction d’un autre monde a été intégré au nouveau site Ritimo pour une recherche simplifiée et élargie.
Ce site (http://www.rinoceros.org/) constitue une archive des articles publiés avant 2008 qui n'ont pas été transférés.
Le projet rinoceros n’a pas disparu, il continue de vivre pour valoriser les points de vue des acteurs associatifs dans le monde dans le site Ritimo.
> Nef, September 2000, 32pp., PDF
This report argues that democratic reform of institutions like the World Bank, IMF and WTO is crucial to creating a more accountable and representative system of global governance: a system necessary for tackling the problems that the evolution of globalisation has thrown up (environmental degradation, an unstable and turbulent global economy, increasing inequalities, etc). This includes recognising the legitimate authority of already existing representative bodies and international agreements, which have been arrived at by more democratic means, as well as new ways of connecting society with these institutions (such as citizen’s juries). The report draws on the progress of the European Union as an example of what can go wrong in the building of broad-based economic governance and how this can be avoided. Written at the time of “Charter 99” (a campaign for UN reform and a charter for global democracy), it outlines the key challenges, broad themes for reforms, and the precise need for accountability. read
date of on-line publication : 11 January 2006
> New Economic Foundation, June 2005, 56pp.
Nuclear power has been promoted in the UK and globally as the answer to climate change and energy insecurity. Yet, this report argues, as a response to global warming, nuclear power is too slow, too expensive, too limited, and, in an age of terrorist threats, a security risk. As an alternative, this report calls for a combination of renewable energy sources to be used, combining the full range of technologies (micro-, small-, medium- and large-scale). Although the report focuses largely on the situation in the UK it also highlights the potential of “micro-renewables” more generally. read
date of on-line publication : 6 January 2006