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Shows featuring Mark Schapiro

  • "GM’s Money Trees": Displacement of Rural Brazilians Highlights Consequences of "Cap and Trade" System Brazil-web
    With the Copenhagen climate summit just a month away, a new investigative series looks at how rural Brazilians are being displaced so their forest can be turned into carbon offsets for some of the world’s biggest polluters, including General Motors and Chevron. With deforestation amounting to a fifth of the...
    November 05, 2009 | Story
  • US Lags Behind Europe in Regulating Toxicity of Everyday Products Schapiro_bkweb
    We speak to award-winning investigative journalist Mark Schapiro, author of Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What’s at Stake for American Power. Schapiro writes, "The European-led revolution in chemical regulation requires that thousands of chemicals finally be assessed for their potentially toxic effects on human beings and signals the end of American...
    February 24, 2009 | Story