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International Environmental Law

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Trouble on the Frontier: The Uncertainties Plaguing New Entrants to Africa’s Oil and Gas Industry

By: John Baker*             Introduction New entrants to Africa’s oil and gas industry have tough times ahead. Oil and gas prices have been in free fall for the past year.[1] The effects are widespread and recovery is uncertain. This has had a marked effect on frontier countries struggling to begin monetizing recent oil and gas … Continue reading

What Has Been the Impact of the 2016 Olympic Bid on Environmental Efforts Throughout Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

By Michael Kelly, Member of Journal of Transnational Law & Policy Overview With Brazil’s longstanding history of environmental transgressions and deterioration, this blog post will discuss the regulatory structures that are in place from the International Olympic Committee (hereinafter “IOC”) and Brazilian Government to ensure that the Rio Olympics are the greenest games to date. Since … Continue reading