Latest update: 04/08/2010
- environment - oil - Oil spill - USA
BP - oil spill: an overstated disaster?
The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is now deemed the largest marine oil spill ever, with some 4.9 million barrels which have escaped into the ocean. But after months of dire predictions about the effects of the spill on the sea and coast, something strange is happening. The oil is vanishing much more and much faster than anyone expected.
- Rachel MARSDEN, International political and communications strategist,
writer and journalist
- Patrick GOUGEON, Director of the London campus of ESCP Europe
Programme produced by Aurélien Aeberhard & Laura Farrenq
Hosted by Marc Perelman