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New York City, NY
March 4-7, 2015

San Francisco, CA
December 10-13, 2014

Atlanta, GA
October 31-November 2, 2014

Council of the European Union (CoEU)

ETS, RIP? The failure to reform Europe’s carbon market will reverberate round the world

“ETS, RIP? The failure to reform Europe’s carbon market will reverberate round the world.” The Economist, April 20 2013. Accessed July 15 2013. http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21576388-failure-ref.... Article criticizing the ETS.

Report of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment

A/CONF.48/14/Rev.1, “Report of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment.” 5-16 June 1972. Accessed July 6 2013, http://www.un-documents.net/aconf48-14r1.pdf. Document introducing environmental issues to the global political agenda

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European Defence Trends

Hofbauer, Joachim, Priscilla Hermann, and Sneha Raghavan. European Defence Trends. Washington, D.C: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2013. Accessed July 2 2013. http://csis.org/files/publication/121212_Berteau_EuroDefenseTrends2012_W.... Document summing up the recent developments in defense politics and economics in the EU.

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Treaty on the European Union

“Treaty on the European Union.” Signed in Maastricht February 2 1992. Accessed July 2 2013. http://www.eurotreaties.com/maastrichtec.pdf. Treaty creating the CFSP.

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Shrinking Europe Military Spending Stirs Concern

Erlanger Stephen. ”Shrinking Europe Military Spending Stirs Concern.” The New York Times, April 22, 2013. Accessed July 2 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/world/europe/europes-shrinking-militar.... Article criticizing the EU’s decrease in military spending.

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The Foreign Policy of the European Union

Bindi Federiga. The Foreign Policy of the European Union. Harrisonburg, VA: Brookings Institution Press, 2010. Accessed July 2 2013. http://hist.asu.ru/aes/FPEU_0815701403.pdf. Book on the history of foreign policy in the EU.

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Towards Sustainability in the European Union?

Wilkinson, David. “Towards Sustainability in the European Union?” Environmental Politics 6, No. 1 (1997). Accessed July 13 2013. http://www.tandfonline.com.ezphost.dur.ac.uk/doi/pdf/10.1080/09644019708.... Article describing the integration of environmental issues in other EU policies.

EU Environmental Law: From Absence (1957)to Sustainable Development (1992) to Corporate Social Responsibility (2004)

Smith Don C. EU Environmental Law: From Absence (1957)to Sustainable Development (1992) to Corporate Social Responsibility (2004). Miami: Miami’s European Union Center, 2005. Accessed July 7 2013. http://aei.pitt.edu/8138/1/smithfinal.pdf. Article describing the development of sustainable development.

Green Parties in National Governments

Poguntke Thomas. ”Green Parties in National Governments,” Environmental Politics 11, No. 1 (2002). Accessed July 15 2013. http://www.tandfonline.com.ezphost.dur.ac.uk/doi/pdf/10.1080/714000585. Article analysing green parties in member state parliaments and governments.

The Lifespan and Political Performance of Green Parties in Western Europe.

Article analysing the role of green parties in member state politics.