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Climate Change

September 5, 2017
A study of the Texaco-Chevron oil dumping case in Ecuador reveals that oil companies have an incentive to pollute that goes beyond saving money from oil dumping, explains Lindsay Ofrias, the study’s author

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

January 23, 2014
Russell Mokhiber: Privately-owned water company failed to conduct proper water tests in Elk River, leading to sickness among WV Residents

Ecuador

December 11, 2013
In San Jose de Intag, indigenous communities face an ill-matched battle to defend their environment against mega mining projects

Are Contractors Responsible for Oil Spill Clean-Up Profiting from Negligence? pt2

December 5, 2013

Scott Smith: Oil spill contractors deliberately avoid using proper clean-up technology, thereby exacerbating oil spill disasters in order to profit

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

November 24, 2013
Al-Helou: The international community has failed the nearly 2 million residents of the Gaza as Israel and Egypt tighten the siege

Peace In Colombia

November 3, 2013
Social justice activists face grave risks in Colombia, considered to have one of the worst human rights record in the Western Hemisphere

"The World According to Monsanto"

October 29, 2013
Timothy Wise: Anti-GMO activists in Mexico score a major, if tentative, victory.

Latin America

October 26, 2013
Citing environmental concerns, central Colombian villages use months of direct action to delay planned state oil project.

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

October 17, 2013
Heavy rains have overwhelmed containment tankers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant

Japan

October 17, 2013
Heavy rains have overwhelmed containment tankers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant

US Government Shutdown

October 9, 2013
Kate Sheppard: One of the many programs crippled during government shutdown has been the EPA’s cleanup of highly polluted superfund sites.