Learning Lessons from Disaster? The BP Oil Spill and the Future of Energy in America

2/7/2011; 57 minutes

The 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico proved to be the worst offshore oil disaster in history. William Freudenburg, Dehlsen Professor of Environment and Society at UC Santa Barbara, examines the factors –– political and otherwise –– that contributed to the environmental and economic catastrophe. (#20642)

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