New Internationalist

Articles by Jack Laurenson

‘London should not have Dow’s toxic legacy on its conscience’

Ethics tzar’ Meredith Alexander explains why she resigned from the London Olympic committee

  • February 3, 2012
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Dow’s toxic waste heads for Mumbai

Environmentalists protest authorities’ shoddy disposal of hazardous waste from Bhopal. Jack Laurenson reports.

  • January 26, 2012
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Olympic countdown: ‘200 days left to dump Dow!’

As a new campaign kicks off, London 2012 organizers are challenged to drink Bhopal’s ‘clean’ water.

  • January 16, 2012
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Dow Chemicals and Lord Coe are wrapping London 2012 in shame

Do we really want an Olympics sponsored by one of the world’s most unethical and controversial companies? Lorraine Close and Jack Laurenson think not.

  • December 13, 2011
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Bhopal disaster

Water contamination causes further tragedy for survivors.

  • December 2, 2010
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An alternative life

Exactly a year ago, an eco-community took up residence on a derelict plot of land in London. Ever the grumpy pessimist, Jack Laurenson didn’t give it much chance of success, but soon discovered he would have to eat his words.

  • June 8, 2010
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