Blog
Sarah Laskow | An Ecuadorian judge ordered Chevron this week to pay $8.6 billion in damages for polluting the Amazon rainforest from 1964 until 1990.
Columnists
Naomi Klein | I got off the research vessel WeatherBird II mid way through the cruise in Pensacola, Florida. Five days later, an e-mail arrived from chief scientist David Hollander, subject line: "Yuck!"
Columnists
Naomi Klein | For the scientists aboard the research vessel WeatherBird II, the recasting of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill as a good-news story about a disaster averted has not been easy to watch.
Podcast
Redeye
Sean Mullen | Richard Steiner was deeply involved in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. He just returned from working at the site of BP's Deepwater Horizon gusher and on the Gulf Coast.
Blog
Sarah Laskow | The U.S. may no longer have to worry about a greedy, distant monarch. But it's still held in thrall to powerful interests that prize profit over individuals and their freedom.
Blog
Sarah Laskow | BP oil has been spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for more than two months, and while attention has focused there, deepwater oil drilling is just one of many risky methods of energy extraction.
Blog
Alheli Picazo | as North American attention is focused primarily on the crisis in the Gulf, drilling quietly began on an even deeper well some 430 km off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Blog
Sarah Laskow | "There's a dead dolphin on this beach," Mother Jones' Mac McClelland, wrote yesterday in Louisiana. It's one snapshot of the harm visited on the Gulf Coast by the BP oil spill.
Podcast
Redeye
Jane Williams | Daniel Rohlf says that the United States administration now has the opportunity to fix many of its problems in regulating the oil and gas industry.
Blog
Sarah Laskow | A cap placed over a severed pipe is siphoning some oil from the broken BP well in the Gulf Coast, the company said today.
Blog
Sarah Laskow | Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), though down one man, finally released their stab at climate legislation this week.
Blog
Sarah Laskow | The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is worse than anyone thought, and the crisis will likely go on for months.