The truth that Chevron doesn’t want to you to hear

On May 24, I traveled to Houston, Texas, to join indigenous community leaders and earth rights activists from around the globe who are part of . . .

Bhopal Convictions: Justice Delayed and Denied

The 1984 Bhopal gas leak was by most accounts the worst industrial disaster the world has ever seen. There, a plant owned by Union Carbide’s . . .
Students wishing for peace in Burma

Lessons from a Hero for Indigenous People

A few weeks ago, I sat in on the Community Development class at EarthRights School Burma (ERSB). The class was facilitated by Mr. Benjamin D. . . .

Fifth Circuit Denies Right of Appeal in Climate Change Litigation Dismissal

On May 28, 2010, in a procedurally bizarre and legally dubious move, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit dismissed a climate . . .

Remembering the Bagua Massacre, Defending Alberto Pizango

One year ago, on June 5th 2009, more than 30 people were killed in Peru’s northern Amazon province of Bagua when security forces violently clashed . . .

Witnessing the Birth of a Social Movement

Several like-minded NGOs met at the EarthRights School Mekong last week to discuss ways of mitigating potential harms from an economic venture between Burma’s oppressive . . .

Gulf spill signals need for energy policy changes

British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon rig has already spewed at least six, and maybe more than eleven million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of . . .

Confronting Chevron, In Houston and Beyond

I'm leaving this morning for an exciting week in Houston, Texas, where community leaders and watchdog groups from around the world will expose and confront . . .

Total and Chevron Lied to their Shareholders

Last week, I posted an article on The Huffington Post explaining ERI’s documentation that Total and Chevron lied to their shareholders about their ability to . . .