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'Crude,' the Film, Explores Oil Giants' Crude Conduct in Ecuador

Article: 'Crude,' the Film, Explores Oil Giants' Crude Conduct in Ecuador

The acclaimed documentary film “Crude,” which details the 16-year struggle of indigenous peoples in Ecuador’s Amazon to hold Chevron legally accountable for contamination of a huge rainforest area, opens in Washington, DC on Friday during intense scrutiny of a $27 billion liability lawsuit against the oil giant.

Why Climate Talks Move at a Glacial Pace

Article: Why Climate Talks Move at a Glacial Pace

In the international summits about what nations can do to prevent further global warming, there is one particular debate that pops up every time. Rich (developed) nations will not sign agreements to limit pollution until poor (undeveloped) nations agree to limit or sequester carbon release from coal and fossil fuel burning. There is a very…