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Friday, June 25, 2010

Bhopal's long wait for justice.

June 24, 2010 | The Indian government has said it will seek the extradition from the US of the former Chief Executive of Union Carbide, to face trial for the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

Warren Anderson was head of Union Carbide when a toxic leak at its factory in Bhopal killed thousands of people. Video below:

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

BP boss hands over control of Gulf spill.

itnnews — June 23, 2010 — Under-fire BP boss Tony Hayward has handed over day-to-day control of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill crisis.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The Massive Gulf Oil Spill.

President Obama Vows Full Recovery

VOAvideo — June 08, 2010 — U.S. President Barack Obama is vowing that America will overcome the environmental and economic crisis caused by that massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, the federal official in charge of the cleanup says a wellhead cap is helping to contain nearly 1,750,000 liters of oil daily. VOA's Robert Raffaele has more.

June 08, 2010 - B.P Timeline ....

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Sustainable farming & FRESH - Ana Sofia Joanes.

June 07, 2010 — In this Earth Focus interview, filmmaker Ana Sofia Joanes speaks about her new film "Fresh," and points out why today's industrial agriculture is unsustainable. "Fresh" promotes a new way of food production, celebrating fresh, earth-friendly food.

Interview with documentary filmmaker Ana Sofia Jones

Earth Focus Interview: Ana Sofia Joanes

A Bad Day For Fossil Fuels! - Human Casualties.

No One Knows ....

Why Things Are Happening The Way They Are In The Gulf Clean Up

Monday, June 7, 2010

Witness - The Iraqi Candidate: The Result.

AlJazeeraEnglish — June 07, 2010 — Abdulrahman Dheyab, an Iraqi living in London, wanted to serve his home country, so he decided to return to Iraq to stand as a candidate in the 2010 parliamentary elections. With not much more than his convictions and a taste for grassroots politics, he traveled back to his home village and started his political campaign from scratch. Witness followed Abdulrahman from London as he returned home full of dreams. But the cut and thrust of Iraqi politics proved to be even dirtier than he expected. Now, in the second of two programmes, we pick up his story in the final weeks leading up to election day. Will he be able to realise his fervent dream, for which he has risked so much, or will his idealism turn out to have been misplaced?