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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.

NYC cyclists bike into buildings

Dec 11, 2009
Bike commuting is more popular than ever, and many cities are taking steps to accommodate two-wheelers. In New York City, a new law will allow people to bring bikes into office buildings. But some cyclists will be left out in the cold. Andrea Bernstein reports.
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Reinventing cities critical to climate

Dec 11, 2009
Most of the hard work building a low-carbon economy and lifestyle is going to be done in local communities. Commentator Alex Steffen says more than ever, acting globally means acting locally.

The atmosphere at Copenhagen

Dec 10, 2009
There's more going on at the Copenhagen climate conference than delegates sitting around talking about climate policy. European correspondent Stephen Beard discusses the details with Kai Ryssdal.

Money heats up U.S.-China gas debate

Dec 10, 2009
Cash has become an issue as the U.S. and China debate how to control heat-trapping gases in Copenhagen. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about what's heating up the discussion.

Gore: Climate fix can be economic boon

Dec 9, 2009
Al Gore talks with Kai Ryssdal about what it will take to get nations and businesses to change to a low-carbon economy, and what they stand to gain from it.

Tuvalu puts up fight for climate change

Dec 9, 2009
The island nation of Tuvalu wants any deal at the Copenhagen climate conference to be binding. But that's not a position more populous developing nations support. Stephen Beard reports.

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