Shows featuring Tom Goldtooth

  • "The Most Obdurate Bully in the Room": U.S. Widely Criticized for Role at Climate Talks Seg_4
    We speak with two representatives of civil society who have attended the U.N. climate talks for the past decade. "We strongly believe that we need a high level of ambition, we need urgent action, and we need action based on equitable sharing of the atmospheric space," says Sunita Narain, Indian environmentalist and...
    December 07, 2012 | Story
  • Thousands March at U.N. Climate Summit in Durban to Demand Climate Justice Splash_image20111205-10294-l2mdoc-0
    We are broadcasting this week from Durban, South Africa, where critical talks on fighting climate change have entered their second week. Key issues at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 17, remain unresolved, including the future of the Kyoto Protocol, the international treaty with enforceable provisions designed...
    December 05, 2011 | Story
  • Prominent Indigenous Environmental Leader Tom Goldtooth Blocked from U.N. Climate Talks Goldtooth
    One of the most prominent North American indigenous activists attending the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Cancún was blocked from entering the summit on Wednesday, one day after he publicly criticized the U.N. process. Tom Goldtooth, the executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, who had received credentials...
    December 09, 2010 | Story
  • Climate Change and the Global South: A Roundtable Discussion Global-south-dn_copy
    We host a roundtable discussion with three guests who have extensively studied how climate change is affecting poor populations around the world: Saleemul Huq, a Bangladeshi-born scientist and lead author on parts of the last two reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; Lidy Nacpil of Jubilee South; and Tom Goldtooth...
    December 07, 2009 | Story
  • Native American Environmental Leader Tom Goldtooth: Climate Change Bill Fails to Address Indigenous Rights Goldtoothweb
    Tom Goldtooth is executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network headquartered at Bemidji, Minnesota. For over thirty years, he has been an environmental and economic justice leader in the Native American community. He joins us to talk about the congressional climate change bill and Native American efforts to address the resource extractions causing environmental degradation in their...
    May 22, 2009 | Story