Environment Forum

from The Great Debate UK:

How much damage will the BP oil spill cause?

May 14, 2010

-Kees Willemse is professor of offshore engineering at Delft University. The opinions expressed are his own.-

How would you clean up the Gulf coast?

May 12, 2010

USA-RIG/LEAK

In supermarket aisles, when a bottle of oil smashes on the floor, a bag of sawdust or kitty litter is hauled out to soak up the mess.

Gulf of Mexico oil spill prompts worries about Arctic drilling

May 11, 2010

RUSSIAWith the spotlight shining on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and on the executives sizzling in the hot seat on Capitol Hill, environmental advocates are looking north.

What offshore miners know

By Reuters Staff
May 11, 2010

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Dr. Beverly A. Sauer is a professor of management communication at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. Any views expressed here are her own.

Live video: Day 2 for BP, Transocean in Congress

By Reuters Staff
May 11, 2010

Appearing for a second day, the presidents of BP America and Transocean are scheduled to recount for a Senate subcommittee what caused the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 workers. Watch live video here starting at 10 a.m.

Could seaweed stop offshore drilling accidents?

May 10, 2010

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–Dr. Gunter Pauli, PhD, MBA, is an entrepreneur and founder of the ZERI Foundation (Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives). He is the author of 17 books and 36 children’s fables. His latest book The Blue Economy contains one innovation outlined in this article. —

Environmental cancers still a wild card

By Reuters Staff
May 10, 2010

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Dr. Karl Kelsey, MD, MOH, is Professor of Community Health and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Brown University. He is Director of the Center for Environmental Health and Technology, home to the Brown University Superfund Basic Research Program. Any views expressed here are his own.–

Video: Jean-Michel Cousteau weighs in

May 9, 2010

Jean-Michel Cousteau, environmentalist, documentary producer and the son of ocean explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, urges a moratorium on offshore oil drilling as a result of the catastrophic oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

Video: Dolphins swimming through crude

May 7, 2010

In this video blog posted by Regan Nelson, a senior oceans advocate with the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC), dolphins are shown swimming in the murky waters containing chemically-dispersed oil off the Gulf of Mexico.

Time to get un-addicted to oil

By Reuters Staff
May 7, 2010

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– Rona Fried, Ph.D., is CEO of SustainableBusiness.com, a news and networking site for green businesses: including a green jobs service and a green investing newsletter.  Any views expressed here are her own. —