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On January 9, 2004, Royal Dutch/Shell, one of the world's largest publicly traded oil companies, shocked the international financial community by announcing that it had overstated its oil and gas
Every once in a while
there is good news in this troubled world, and the choice of Kenyan
environmentalist Wangari Maathai as this year's Nobel Peace
Prizewinner is one such moment.
When the Bushes need a fixer, they turn to James Baker III. He and his firm benefit.
It was an odd dream: The Bush twins were ten feet tall and peering in my window. They were snickering. "We had a hamster too..." they were saying, as though it were the merriest of threats.
In the 1960s John F. Kennedy inspired America with his pledge to put a man on the moon in ten years. Now, John F.
Walden Pond is America's environmental holy land, the naturalist's sacred site and Concord's local swimming pool.
Nature doesn't compromise on global climate change; activists must not either.
The presidential campaigns and their armies of consultants are well
aware that a jittery American public yearns for jobs.
Every December for the past nineteen years, marchers in Bhopal, India,
have paraded an effigy of Warren Anderson through town and burned it.
Anderson is despised because he was the CEO of Union
One of the nation's most important environmental organizations is in the fight of its life.