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Shows featuring Atossa Soltani

  • First Ever Climate Summit in Amazon Country Amidst Growing Threat to "Heart of the Planet" 1209_seg03_amazon-rainforest2
    This year’s U.N. Climate Change Conference in Peru marks the first time the talks have been held in an Amazon country. More than 70 percent of Peru’s national territory is within the Amazon Basin. The founder and executive director of Amazon Watch, Atossa Soltani, joins us to talk about the significance of the...
    December 09, 2014 | Story
  • Court Ruling Backs Ecuadorian Effort to Hold Chevron Accountable for Amazon Pollution Splash_image20110920-13835-ylxxcq-0
    A U.S. appeals court has ruled oil giant Chevron cannot escape an $18 billion fine for massive pollution of the Amazon rain forest. Amazonian residents won the damages in an Ecuadorian court earlier this year, and Chevron says it will appeal the decision. It is the latest development in a complex, 18-year legal battle that...
    September 20, 2011 | Story
  • Chevron Lobbies White House to Pressure Ecuador to Stop $12 Billion Amazon Pollution Lawsuit Oilhandweb
    Chevron is being accused of promoting geopolitical blackmail in its efforts to stave off a lawsuit accusing it of contaminating the Ecuadorian rain forest. Nearly 30,000 Amazon residents are seeking $12 billion from Chevron for dumping billions of gallons of toxic oil waste. According to Newsweek, the oil giant is urging the Bush administration to yank special trade preferences for Ecuador if...
    August 05, 2008 | Story