The oil spill news and implications going forward are grim. The mainstream media plays up the drama of personalities, blaiming BP’s CEO Tony Hayward and looking to the President and the military for a storybook rescue. Meanwhile, watching oil-drenched birds on television is enough to blunt the desire to stay informed.
Jessica Pieklo and Marc Seltzer, in our continuing podcast conversation, are looking for explanations that describe the bigger picture — the need for sustainable environmental policies, good regulation and oversight, and political leadership.
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Our previous podcasts:
BP Gulf Oil #1 (posted at care2.com/causes environemnt blog)
Recent posts by Jessica Pieklo: Corporate Interests Are the only Interests the Roberts Court Protects
By Marc Seltzer: Arctic Oil Drilling Suspended