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Bhopal Disaster

This Legal Brief Is Going To Move You To Tears

Katie Redford | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
Katie Redford

Over one night in December 1984, the people of Bhopal became the victims of the worst industrial disaster in history. Over the following decades, they became the victims of corporate neglect, as the pesticide plant made infamous by the gas disaster leached toxins into their drinking water.

Bhopal Call for Justice Missing on Key Facts

Radhika Iyengar | Posted 05.24.2016 | World
Radhika Iyengar

I was very young when the world's worst industrial disaster hit Bhopal the night of 2nd Dec 1984. My mom woke me up at 4am that morning and I thought I had to get ready for school.

Why Obama Should Stop Pushing Nuclear Energy on India

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 04.05.2015 | World
Vivek Wadhwa

Technologies such as solar and wind are advancing so rapidly that by the time the first new nuclear reactors are installed in India, they will be less costly than nuclear energy. Most importantly, the alternative technologies are cleaner and safer.

Changing the World One Letter At a Time

Amnesty International | Posted 02.08.2015 | Impact
Amnesty International

We all have the power to bring human rights home.  We all have the power to change the world.  Join us. Write a letter, change a life.

The Night Of The Leak At Bhopal

OZY | Alys Francis | Posted 12.04.2014 | World

By ALYS FRANCIS -- OZY Sarita Malviya awoke with a start. It was the middle of the night in Bhopal, a state capital in central India, and something...

4 Environmental Health Lessons Learned From the Bhopal Disaster

Gary H. Cohen | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green
Gary H. Cohen

Anniversaries are an opportunity to look back on the journey and see what progress has been achieved, what lessons have been applied and where history seems poised, even determined, to repeat itself. And so, what have we learned since the Bhopal disaster in 1984?

Bhopal Anniversary: Redefining "Natural"

The Yes Men | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
The Yes Men

Emissions of a toxic sort, the quick-acting kind like at Bhopal, or the slow-acting kind the whole world is starting to reel from today: to stop them isn't a technical issue. It's a matter of redefining what we want natural to really mean.

Bhopal 30 Years On: Lessons From a Toxic Tragedy

Annie Leonard | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green
Annie Leonard

I was in Bhopal, India 10 years after the 1984 disaster in which a now infamous Union Carbide pesticide plant released 27 tons of a toxic chemical into a crowded sleeping city, killing 8,000 people immediately and over 20,000 to date. I

30 Years Later, Those Responsible for India's Bhopal Disaster Must Be Held Accountable

Salil Shetty | Posted 02.02.2015 | World
Salil Shetty

It is neither justice nor equality when a U.S. company can evade accountability for the deaths of thousands of people in India.

'Green News Report' -- December 2, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.01.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: UN climate summit underway to map the future of global warming; Californ...

Mark Gongloff

The Shadow CIA: WikiLeaks Trove Shows How Companies Gather Intel

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

Past WikiLeaks document dumps have offered peeks at how governments gather intelligence. The latest promises a look at how private companies do it. ...

David Moye

The Yes Men's Anti-Corporate Classroom Teaches Students To Be Pranksters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

Brother, can you spare $10,000? Well, what if the money is going to be used to help teach activists how to play media pranks on organizations like McD...