World Bank Group will no longer finance upstream oil and gas, after 2019

Paris, 12 December, 2017 – At the One Planet Summit convened by President Emmanuel Macron of France, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group made a number of new announcements in line with its ongoing support to developing countries for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s goals. Continue reading

#exxon Esso Exploration & Production Guyana Limited – Environmental Impact Assessment

Dear Colleague,
Please see attached notice published by the EPA – Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd. ESIA is now available for review. The notice was published on March 01, 2017 and a 60 day period is provided for stakeholders to provide comments. The close of the review period is April 28, 2017. Below is the link to the documents on EPA’s website:

Please circulate to your wider network and encourage submission of comments.

Kind Regards,

Juliana Persaud
Biodiversity Officer
WWF-Guianas, Guyana Office
285 Irving Street, Queenstown,Georgetown
Tel: +592 223 7802 (ext. 25)