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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.

Corporations lost in Copenhagen clamor

Dec 15, 2009
Reporter Sam Eaton talks with Kai Ryssdal about why corporate leaders are in Copenhagen, and what the mood is like at the conference during its last days.

Schwarzenegger lauds transformation

Dec 15, 2009
Addressing the U.N. climate change summit in Copenhagen, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's speech highlighted the power of transformation and new ideas. Stephen Beard reports.

Countries close to deforestation pact

Dec 15, 2009
Though money issues have created a chasm between rich and poor countries at the Copenhagen summit, groups are close to an agreement on incentives to control unfettered logging. Bill Radke gets more details from Marketplace's Stephen Beard.

Changing climate means changing risk

Dec 15, 2009
Reinsurers are looking at climate change by determining how changing environment affects covered areas and properties. Steve Chiotakis talks to David Bresch of Swiss Reinsurance Company, who is tackling the issue at the Copenhagen summit.

What makes climate deal so hard to do?

Dec 14, 2009
A standoff between developing nations and rich countries brought talks to a halt in Copenhagen. Sam Eaton reports on where the money for a climate treaty is going to come from.

Copenhagen delegates walk out of talks

Dec 14, 2009
A group of African delegates walked out of talks today at the U.N. climate change summit in Copenhagen as pressure mounts to reach an agreement. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard.

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