McLibel In a legal case that won international media attention, McDonalds sued two British environmental activists for libel in 1990. Helen Steel and Dave Morris had distributed a flyer that criticized McDonalds, including the companys environmental practices. Unable to afford an attorney, Steel and Morris defended themselves in court. McLibel, a film documenting the case, … Continued
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A weekly public affairs show that delivers news and views about the most critical environmental issues across California and globally. From agriculture and wildlife to energy and climate change, industrial pollution to design solutions, Terra Verde brings you stories of struggle and triumph that will determine the future of our planet.
Released earlier this year, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment is one of the most important reports on the state of the world’s ecosystems. Terre Verde will discuss the results of this four-year study with Dr. Walter Reid, the Assessment’s Executive Director, and Professor Jane Lubchenco, who participated in the report.
June 1st is the official World Environment Day of the United Nations. Richard Register of Eco-City Builders will speak about Green Cities, the official theme of Earth Day 2005. Also joining is will be Vivian Chang of Asian Pacific Environmental Network and Michael Gelobter of Redefining Progress who will talk about other Earth Day events … Continued
Jeff Conant, author of A Community Guide to Environmental Health, a forthcoming book from the Hesperian Foundation, publishers of Where There Is No Doctor, will talk about his new book – a manual to help people assess their health problems as they relate to the environment and aid them in coming up with short- and … Continued
Today on Terra Verde, we look at environmental issues in the Philippines with: Ipat Luna, an environmental lawyer based in the Philippines working in the area of law enforcement, protected area management, environmental impact assessment and equitable access to resources. Roberto Verzola, Philippine Green Party President and founder. He also designed and built what is … Continued
Paul Wolfowitz was confirmed as the new President of the World Bank on March 31, 2005 and will join the Bank on June 1. Terra Verdes April 29 show will consider predictions of the World Banks environmental performance under Wolfowitz. Wolfowitz is known as one of the leading proponents of the Iraq war. This show … Continued
On the eve of Chevron Texacos annual shareholders meeting, we discuss the companys history of operations in Ecuador, where local resident’s claim they have contaminated their land. Sannon Wright, Associate Director of Amazon Watch.; Steven Danziger, Attorney for local residents.
Green Taxes As Americans rush to get their taxes in on time, Terre Verde will explore how green taxes can promote environmental protection. Featuring experts from Redefining Progress and California Tax Reform Association.
The impact of Chevron Texacos Richmond refinery on Bay Area residence. Dr. Henry Clark, leader of the West County Toxics Coalition – www.toxiclinks.net