Backstory: Bhopal Sentencing

Mark Hertsgaard, a fellow at The Open Society Institute and The Nation's environment correspondent, talks about the ruling and the environmental legacy of the Bhopal catastrophe.

More than 25 years ago, a gas leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal India killed over 20,000 people. This week, an Indian court found seven former top managers of the new defunct company guilty of criminal negligence in the disaster, but the sentence given to the managers has sparked outrage in India.