Analysis03 May

Lessons from the spill

Sergio Abranches

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill tells us a story of disregard for the risk of deep sea oil extraction, and bad risk governance. It reflects an overall failure to account for risk of environmental damage and the associated economic losses of deep sea oil drilling and extraction projects. More »

Analysis11 August

Scenario for Brazilian Presidential election in 2010 can change swiftly if former Environment Minister Marina Silva decides to run

Sergio Abranches

Senator Marina Silva, former Environment Minister has already made up her mind and is likely to leave the Worker’s Party (PT) and run for President on a Green Party (PV) ticket in 2010, that’s what we can infer from what her closer associates are saying.