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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.

Whose Amazon Is It?

Following the recent violence over natural resource use, Peru has an opportunity to balance economic development with human rights protections.

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Ecuador Proposes Leaving Oil Untapped to Protect Forests and People

The Government of Ecuador recently announced that it is pursuing efforts to leave the oil under Yasuni National Park untapped to protect the rainforest, its species and its inhabitants.

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Changing Oil

Emerging environmental risks and shareholder value in the oil and gas industry

Evaluates how environmental issues might impact the future financial performance of leading companies in the oil and gas sector.

Think Piece On U.S. Foreign Policy

What are the potential significance and feasibility of increased integration of economic objectives and environmental objectives in U.S. foreign policy, and the projection of that integration into multilateral fora?

The Going Rate

What it really costs to drive

Tackles the problem of estimating true transportation costs. Makes a case for transportation reforms and argues that these initiatives are unlikely to get off the drawing board unless and until U.S. drivers pay more of the true costs of transportation.

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