Environmental Sustainability Consulting
HUFFINGTON POST ARTICLES
(March 2015) "The Arctic's big year - Save it now, or be sorry later."
Discussion of growing threats to Arctic ecosystems, and the urgent opportunity for the U.S. to forge a new Arctic paradigm among all Arctic nations. LA Times.com
(Sept. 2014) Environmental Risks of Oil Exploration in the Barents Sea
A discussion of sensitivity and risk to the Barents Sea (Arctic Norway) marine ecosystem.
(Sept. 2013) Review of Environmental Impact Study for Repsol's Proposed 2014 Exploratory Offshore Drilling, Canary Islands, Spain.
Expert Report, commissioned by Fuerteventura Island Council, Canary Islands, Spain. September 2013.
(June 2013) Citizens' Advisory Councils to enhance civil society oversight of resource industries.
United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Perspectives Issue No. 10, June, 2013
(Jan. 2012) Deepwater Horizon's missed lessons
Not two years after the Deepwater Horizon debacle, the U.S. is proceeding with plans to expand oil drilling instead of pushing alternatives. Opinion Article published in the LATimes.com
(Nov. 2011) Citizens Advisory Councils for Mining in the Pacific
A presentation to the Mining in the Pacific Conference held Nov. 21-25, 2011 in Noumea, New Caledonia.
(June 2011) Belize's Oil, Doing it right
Review/critique of present efforts to explore for oil in protected areas and offshore in Belize.
(Feb. 2010) El Salvador: Gold, Guns and Choice
2010 report on recent violence against anti-mining activists in El Salvador, and mining policy issues in El Salvador.
(Nov. 2010) Double Standard: Shell practices in the Niger Delta compared to international standards for oil pipeline spill prevention
Critique of Shell practices in the Niger Delta.
(Jan. 2009) Nautilus Minerals Solwara 1 Seabed Mining Project, Papua New Guinea
Critique of the Nautilus Minerals EIS for the first ever deep sea mining project, proposed for PNG.
(Sept. 2006) Lebanon Oil Spill 2006 assessment
Report of the rapid assessment mission to Lebanon during and after the Israel / Hezbollah war in 2006, where a massive oil spill resulted from missile attacks on the fuel tank farm south of Beirut.
(May 2004) While we're off fighting terror, the planet's crumbling.
Seattle P.I. Sunday feature; discussion of perspective that the global ecological crisis is a more significant risk than terrorism