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Weak Governance and the Gulf Oil Spill, a 30-Year Timeline

This timeline provides a wide-ranging review of the decisions, policies, participants and events that formed the backdrop to the April 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This timeline is intended to serve as a resource and reference tool for policymakers, academics and journalists interested...

Oil and Gas Sector Releases New Sustainability Yardsticks

Do the revised reporting guidelines for the oil and gas industry go far enough?

Last month IPIECA, the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues, along with the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the International Association for Oil and Gas Producers (OGP) released their revised guidance on corporate sustainability reporting. This was the first update to the guidance since 2005.

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REDD Alert: Lessons from Peru’s Camisea Pipeline Project

Can forest-rich countries learn from the mistakes of extractive projects and avoid unleashing their own resource curse?

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Ecosystem Services and the Gulf Disaster

The BP oil spill will degrade critical ecosystem services and their economic benefits for decades to come.

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People, Power, and Pipelines

Lessons from Peru in the Governance of Gas Production Revenues

This report draws on lessons from recent experiences in Peru to suggest ways to help subnational governments manage extractive industry risks and revenues.

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