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One Planet: Lessons From The Deepwater Horizon Disaster & The Future Of The Fossil Fuel Industry

United States Coast Guard/Wikimedia Commons,
Gas from the damaged Deepwater Horizon wellhead is burned by drill ship Discoverer Enterprise May 16, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico,

On this edition of  Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're speaking with journalist and author Antonia Juhasz about the 10th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, which spewed over 130 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, making it the worst oil spill in US history.

We're also discussing the collapse of US crude oil prices and the future of the fossil fuel industry.


Antonia Juhasz, energy analyst, award winning investigative journalist, and author of Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill

Ilana Cohen, organizer with the fossil fuel divestment campaign at Harvard University

Web Resources:

Antonia Juhasz

Rolling Stone, Antonia Juhasz: Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ Is Getting Even More Toxic — But Residents Are Fighting Back

Washington Post, Steven Mufson: Ten years after Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Trump administration weakens regulations

National Geographic, Joan Meiners: Ten years later, BP oil spill continues to harm wildlife—especially dolphins

The Guardian, Ilana Cohen, Connor Chung and Joseph Winters: It's time to let the fossil fuel industry die

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.