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How will traumatic decarbonization affect peace processes and political settlements in fragile oil-producing states in Africa and the Middle East?

Katrina Burgess and Javier Corrales

Decarbonization and Political […]

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A shift from a political economy predicated on the distribution of oil revenues to one based on the apportionment of positions and licenses has intensified inequality in South Sudan and enabled continued elite domination.

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This paper explores the consequences of Sudan’s experience with traumatic decarbonization and how this informs thinking on the durability of systems of monetized political governance: political marketplaces.

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From the Nigerian people to scholars, and even Nigerian government officials, the Nigerian government is often described as an elite cartel focused on dividing up the immense oil spoils. Oil has historically accounted for 65 – 85 percent of government revenues, but what happens when the oil money dries up?

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From the Nigerian people to scholars, and even Nigerian government officials, the Nigerian government is often described as an elite cartel focused on dividing up the immense oil spoils. Oil has historically accounted for 65 – 85 percent of government revenues, but what happens when the oil money dries up?

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Tarun Gopalakrishnan and Jared Miller

How will traumatic decarbonization affect peace processes and political settlements in fragile oil-producing states in Africa and the Middle East? Energy Transition in Fragile States: A Critical Primer

February 2023

There is increasing global recognition of the need to move away from carbon-based fuels towards renewable energy […]

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