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U.N. offsets balance CO2 emissions

Sep 23, 2009
Dignitaries traveling to New York for the U.N. General Assembly are piling up on carbon emissions. But one day of the assembly will actually end up carbon neutral. Jeremy Hobson reports.

PG&E protests CO2 business lobby

Sep 23, 2009
Pacific Gas and Electric has withdrawn from the Chamber of Commerce to protest its environmental policies. The major utility company is the latest in a number of companies criticizing business lobby groups. John Dimsdale reports.

U.S., China talk climate change policy

Sep 22, 2009
President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao meet on climate change in New York today as part of a major climate summit at this week's U.N. general assembly. Alisa Roth explores the U.S. and China's commitments to curbing emissions.

Outdated mental models thwart sustainability -- details at 6

Sep 22, 2009
Last week, Andrew Revkin noted the recently released MIT Sloan Management Review/Boston Consulting Group report on the pace and substance of...
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Recession gives G20 a lot to talk about

Sep 21, 2009
Leaders of the top 20 economies gather this week in Pittsburgh to figure out how to unwind from the worst global recession any of them have ever seen. Marketplace London Bureau Chief Stephen Beard looks ahead to the G20 Summit with host Bob Moon.
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Recession has environmental benefits

Sep 21, 2009
The International Energy Agency says greenhouse gas emissions have fallen sharply this year mostly due to the economic downturn. Lower factory output has caused CO2 emissions to drop to their steepest decline in half a century. Stephen Beard reports.

Global biz takes on climate change

Sep 21, 2009
Today the Chamber of Commerce convenes a conference of business associations to air out concerns about climate change. Global businesses involved want a bigger seat at the negotiating table. John Dimsdale reports.

Fishermen to world: We're in hot water

Sep 7, 2009
Commercial fishermen and other mariners in Homer, Alaska, unite to warn the world about the dangerous effects of CO2 on the ocean by forming a giant "S.O.S." in the water. Marcia Lynn reports.

A clean break from coal for Duke Energy

Sep 3, 2009
Duke Energy is leaving a clean-coal lobbying group over a rift on climate change legislation. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Climate science may be put on trial

Aug 26, 2009
The EPA is soon expected to formally declare that C02 emissions endanger human health. But that's something the world's largest business lobby wants to prevent with a public hearing on climate science. Sam Eaton reports.