Sustainability - Most Recent
Jun 18, 2008
Midwest floods and persistent rains have washed away some corn crops, pushing prices to record highs. Jeff Tyler looks into how much ethanol has been affected and who might be hurt the most at the bottom line.
Jun 18, 2008
Abu Dhabi and Greensburg, Kansas may not seem to have a lot in common, but both cities are spearheading green development projects. Sarah Gardner reports on their separate plans for a similar goal.
Jun 10, 2008
Despite the arrival of a hot summer, natural gas prices are almost double what they were in December. Ashley Milne-Tyte explains last winter's effect on current supplies and other culprits to the rising costs.
Jun 9, 2008
Riding home the other night, I saw a big sign: "The First Green Apartments in Minneapolis. move2blue.com"...
Jun 6, 2008
Manufactured luxury by the numbers:...
Jun 5, 2008
A House panel begins debate today over how to spend $2 billion requested for an International Clean Technology Fund. Jeremy Hobson reports the fund aims to reduce the green house gas emissions of developing countries.
Jun 4, 2008
A climate change bill making its way through Congress would place a tariff on some foreign-made goods. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Sam Eaton about the controversial provision.
Jun 2, 2008
Solar power is often left out of the renewable energy equation because of its high cost. But as production catches up, the industry is bracing for a glut. Sam Eaton reports the price of solar panels may drop as much as 40 percent.
May 29, 2008
A new Senate bill would cut U.S. greenhouse emissions by 70 percent. Most lawmakers agree on the goal but debate remains over how to design a system that's fair to businesses. Sam Eaton reports.