My Impromptu Oil Spill Lecture

At the latest stop on my book tour, in response to a bunch of questions about the Gulf catastrophe, I delivered an impromptu oil spill lecture. It’s a decent distillation of my latest article, BP’s Deep Secrets. Thanks to Tuc Radio for recording, editing, and posting this video.


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  • Julia Whitty is the environmental correspondent for Mother Jones. Her latest book is Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean. For more of her stories, click here.