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Trial of Attorney Who Fought Chevron’s Pollution in Ecuador Begins Monday
Steven Donziger may stand trial on criminal contempt charges without his own lawyer to represent him, after the judge denied his requests to postpone the case.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration at the International Court of Justice at the Hague. (Credit: Getty/Michel Porro)
Amy Westervelt interviews Marcos Orellana, United Nations Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights.
Fires from unlined pits of oil waste in Ecuador create air polluiton. (Photo Carlos Villalon/Newsmakers)
Decades after drilling in the Amazon, the oil production waste Texaco left behind continues to sicken Indigenous communities.
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Turning Points: A Series Following the Evolution of the Environmental Movement

Turning Points: A Series Following the Evolution of the Environmental Movement

This special Drilled series explores the origins of U.S. environmental activism, where the movement has succeeded or faltered, and where it may go.
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The Ohio Utility Scandal, Explained

The Ohio Utility Scandal, Explained

Amy Westervelt interviews University of California political scientist Leah Stokes on the corruption behind Ohio's coal and nuclear bailout.
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Pioneering U.S. Fracking Company Chesapeake Energy Declares Bankruptcy

Pioneering U.S. Fracking Company Chesapeake Energy Declares Bankruptcy

Amy Westervelt interviews energy analyst Clark Williams-Derry and energy accounting expert Greg Rogers why an industry that's never turned a profit can still snag investors.
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Report: Big Oil Hasn’t Saved for Retirement … and It Could Cost States Billions

For the Drilled podcast, Amy Westervelt interviews the authors of a new report on the looming multi-state disaster of abandoned oil and gas wells.
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Planet of the Ecofascists

Planet of the Ecofascists

Almost everything in Michael Moore’s supposed documentary Planet of the Humans is out of date, which undermines any potential the film had to bring important critiques of technological solutions to climate change to light.
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Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, Co-founders of Public Herald

Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, Co-founders of Public Herald

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Amy Westervelt interviews the documentary filmmakers about "Invisible Hand," their new film exploring the "Rights of Nature" movement.
Ted Nordhaus

Ted Nordhaus, Founder and Executive Director of the Breakthrough Institute

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Amy Westervelt interviews the Breakthrough Institute co-founder on where the environmental movement's gone wrong.
Turning Points: A Series Following the Evolution of the Environmental Movement

Turning Points: A Series Following the Evolution of the Environmental Movement

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This special Drilled series explores the origins of U.S. environmental activism, where the movement has succeeded or faltered, and where it may go.
The Ohio Utility Scandal, Explained

The Ohio Utility Scandal, Explained

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Amy Westervelt interviews University of California political scientist Leah Stokes on the corruption behind Ohio's coal and nuclear bailout.
Pioneering U.S. Fracking Company Chesapeake Energy Declares Bankruptcy

Pioneering U.S. Fracking Company Chesapeake Energy Declares Bankruptcy

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Amy Westervelt interviews energy analyst Clark Williams-Derry and energy accounting expert Greg Rogers why an industry that's never turned a profit can still snag investors.
Report: Big Oil Hasn't Saved for Retirement ... and It Could Cost States Billions

Report: Big Oil Hasn’t Saved for Retirement … and It Could Cost States Billions

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For the Drilled podcast, Amy Westervelt interviews the authors of a new report on the looming multi-state disaster of abandoned oil and gas wells.