A documentary portrait of the community of Grand Isle, La., which is facing economic ruin from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Alison Stewart talks with Gillian Tett, U.S. managing editor of The Financial Times, about this week’s headlines, including BP’s escrow account and financial reform.
Need to Know spoke with George Jackson, a fisherman in Hopedale, La., who has complained of burning eyes and dizziness
A ballet at sea? Oddly inspiring? Read what BP’s own “reporters” have to say about the oil spill.
The Pritzker Prize-winning architect talks to Need to Know about LEED and the future of green building.
A BP engineer talked to Need to Know about the devastating impact of the spill.
Why has it been so hard for America to come to grips with climate change? Why do so many people believe it isn’t really happening?
Rahm Emanuel persuaded the President to play it cool on
climate legislation. But post spill, can he bring some heat to the game?
John Larson travels to Samso, population 4,000, to find out how its residents kicked their addiction to oil — and how the U.S. might follow their lead.