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Obama: Any deal needs transparency

Dec 18, 2009
Speaking at the U.N. climate change summit in Copenhagen, U.S. President Barack Obama insisted any agreement made by countries needed to include transparency. But is a deal close? Stave Chiotakis talks with Marketplace's Stephen Beard.

Biz looks for signals from Copenhagen

Dec 17, 2009
Laurent Corbier, chair of the International Chamber of Commerce and VP of sustainable development at energy firm Areva, talks with Kai Ryssdal about investment and climate-change policy.

High stakes in climate deal decision

Dec 17, 2009
World leaders are gathering in Copenhagen for the final day of the UN climate summit. John Dimsdale reports on how the conference is playing in the U.S.

U.S. backs $100 billion climate fund

Dec 17, 2009
At the U.N. climate change summit, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the U.S. is ready to give long-term financial aid to poor countries for climate change. But there's a catch. Bill Radke talks with Marketplace's Stephen Beard.

Corporations' hopes for Copenhagen

Dec 17, 2009
How can addressing environmental issues benefit a company's bottom line? Steve Chiotakis poses the question to Ann Condon, Director and Counsel for General Electric's Environmental, Health and Safety programs.

Deadlock at Copenhagen conference

Dec 16, 2009
At the UN climate conference, negotiations are crawling along as protesters take to the streets. Stephen Beard talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's going on in Copenhagen.

Summit gives protesters cold shoulder

Dec 16, 2009
Protesters at the Copenhagen summit are being met with riot police and tear gas as they try to represent a voice they say isn't being heard in the Bella Center. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Sam Eaton, who is at the scene.

Why BP is scaling back on renewables

Dec 16, 2009
Britain's BP invested more than $1 billion in renewable energies last year, but this year its investment will drop significantly. Bill Radke talks with BP's Howard Chase about what could turn that decision around.

Pessimism grows on Copenhagen deal

Dec 16, 2009
World leaders are starting to get pessimistic about the chances of reaching an agreement at the Copenhagen summit. Meanwhile, activists are being turned away on attendance issues. Steve Chiotakis talks with Marketplace's Stephen Beard.

Poor delegates struggle in Copenhagen

Dec 15, 2009
At the Copenhagen climate conference, some delegates are living the high life. But not all. Delegates from poorer countries are finding it tough just coping in Copenhagen. Stephen Beard reports.

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