Guyana’s oil boom has the potential to turn the South American nation into one of the richest countries in the world on a per capita basis The country has to balance this oil boom with the fact that it is under serious threat from climate change and much of its economy depends upon keeping its environment clean If successful, Guyana could set an example for countries attempting to exploit natural resources while also protecting the environment Guyana is treading a fine line between its potential for economic growth through new oil developments and the risk of environmental degradation and rising sea levels associated with fossil fuel-driven climate change. Guyana, the small South American country of just 800,000 people, has become world famous over the last year thanks to the promise of low-cost and high output oil operations in its newly established oilfields. Based on recent discoveries by ExxonMobil, TotalEnergies, […]