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CBI publishes a report on how increasing transparency globally around extractive industries might affect Indigenous Peoples.
Throughout the world, Indigenous Peoples have historically suffered disproportionately from negative impacts of extractive activities in their territories. The global transparency movement has the potential to play a part in righting the past by supporting Indigenous Peoples’ greater participation in resource decision-making.
Adil Najam, Dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, contributes a piece on the key takeaways from the Paris Agreement.
Based on a CBI-Getty Conservation Institute workshop on consensus building for management of heritage places, this report shows how consensus building approaches can help heritage managers address stakeholder concerns, build on complementary and shared interests and values, and make management plans and decisions more sustainable.
In California, CBI has been arms-deep in the creation of groundwater sustainability agencies to face pressing issues of water management. Bartlett contributed a post on building consensus in the creation process.
While local, collective action on risk management is critical for climate adaptation, many communities lack the capacity for robust adaptation planning. This book highlights the potential of role-play simulations for engaging the public and preparing them to act in the face of impending climate changes.
For coastal communities already feeling the impacts of climate change, CBI's book shows how climate risk simulations and structured community dialogue can help accelerate the adoption of risk management measures that everyone agrees upon.