Shows featuring George Monbiot

  • "Prescription for Survival": A Debate on the Future of Nuclear Energy Between Anti-Coal Advocate George Monbiot and Anti-Nuclear Activist Dr. Helen Caldicott Play_nukesdebate
    The crisis in Japan has refueled the rigorous global debate about the viability of nuclear power. Japan remains in a "state of maximum alert" as the experts scramble to contain radiation that is leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station. Nuclear energy remains a controversial topic in climate change discourse,...
    March 30, 2011 | Story
  • George Monbiot: UK Inquiry "Toothless" and "Feeble" in Probing Origins of Iraq War Uk-inquiry
    As the Iraq war continues, Britain is in the midst of an ongoing public inquiry into the UK’s role in the US-led war in 2003 invasion. The public hearings began in late November and the committee is expected to report its findings by June of this year. We speak to author and columnist George Monbiot, who has begun a campaign...
    February 17, 2010 | Story
  • US-Led Copenhagen Accord Decried as Flawed, Undemocratic Cop15-wrapup
    The climate summit in Copenhagen came to a close Saturday with the world’s nations reluctantly agreeing to "take note of" but not endorse a non-binding accord President Obama announced Friday night. The twelve-page agreement seeks to limit global warming to a maximum of a two degree Celsius rise in temperature....
    December 21, 2009 | Story
  • Alleging War Crimes, British Activist, Writer George Monbiot Attempts Citizen’s Arrest on Former UN Ambassador John Bolton Monbiot1web
    John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, escaped a citizen’s arrest Wednesday night as he addressed an audience in Britain. We speak to George Monbiot, the British activist and columnist who tried to arrest Bolton. Monbiot says Bolton is a war criminal for his role in helping to initiate the US invasion of Iraq. [includes rush transcript]
    May 30, 2008 | Story
  • Al Gore, U.N. Climate Change Panel Share Nobel Peace Prize Gorenobelweb
    Former Vice President Al Gore and the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to raise awareness on global warning. We get reaction from Guardian columnist and leading environmental campaigner George Monbiot. [includes rush transcript]
    October 12, 2007 | Story
    After four days of intense negotiations, Teamsters officials and UPS have announced a tentative agreement to end the 15-day walkout of 185,000 workers.
    August 19, 1997 | Story
  • CIA Involvement in Guatemala
    Among the questions asked of Anthony Lake at yesterday’s CIA
    hearings were his views about the CIA’s so-called "scrubbing" from
    its ranks of agents known for their human rights abuses.

    Reeling from criticism that the CIA regularly hires known killers
    and death squad leaders, former CIA director John Deutch last year
    ordered a review of who the agency works with. As a result, the...

    March 13, 1997 | Story