Shows featuring Report By John Hamilton

  • Groups Protest U.N. Climate Summit for Shutting Out Civil Society Protest
    As the Cancún climate talks headed toward a conclusion on Friday, civil society groups spoke out against what they said was a flawed United Nations process. As the talks wrapped up inside the conference rooms of Cancún’s luxurious Moon Palace resort, civil society groups protested the process—and found themselves increasingly...
    December 13, 2010 | Story
  • UC Berkeley Student Senate Fails to Override Veto of Israel Divestment Measure Ucberkeley
    The student senate at the University of California, Berkeley, has failed to override a veto of a bill calling on campus officials to divest from companies that supply weapons that Israel uses in its occupation of the Palestinian territories. [includes rush transcript]
    April 30, 2010 | Story
  • Indigenous Peoples of Canada March on Canadian Embassy in Copenhagen to Protest Tar Sands Oil-sands-web
    Canada is the largest supplier of oil to the United States, and most of it comes from the Alberta tar sands. Described as the world’s biggest single industrial source of carbon emissions, the tar sands have drawn widespread protest and civil disobedience from environmentalists. On Tuesday, as climate delegates met across...
    December 15, 2009 | Story