Solutions: For A Sustainable and Desirable Future
Oil spills -- Prevention, Environmental protection, Environmental risk assessment, Public interest lobbying, BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010
In this article the authors comment on the oil spill incident from the Deepwater Horizon, particularly on its economic and ecological damages. The authors highlighted the disaster as an event wherein much is needed to be learned so that future oil spills can be avoided. One lesson refers to the valuability of natural capital assets and other public entities that are at risks due to private interests and that better regulations and incentives are needed to protect these assets against risks.
Costanza, R., Batker, D., Day Jr., J. W., Feagin, R. A., Martinez, M., & Roman, J. (2010). The Perfect Spill: Solutions for Averting the Next Deepwater Horizon. Solutions: For A Sustainable & Desirable Future, 1(5), 17-20.