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Filibuster may slow climate change bill

Jul 7, 2009
Senate passage of a climate change bill may be tough because of the Senate rule that allows a minority to block a vote by filibuster. Sarah Gardner explores the main potential conflicts in the debate.

Economy may be spurring city growth

Jul 1, 2009
National Census data shows that the trend of cities losing residents to outlying suburbs is reversing, and it may be due in part to the economy. Sam Eaton reports.

Swedes push for climate change

Jul 1, 2009
Sweden wants big greenhouse gas polluters to cut their emissions as it takes over the rotating European Union presidency. But will a new climate deal be a tough sell? Stephen Beard reports.

Monsanto pulls public radio into its greenwash

Jun 26, 2009
American Public Media has been getting flogged recently by some of its listeners, the environmental website Grist, and others online for accepting...
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Businesses adapting to climate change

Jun 25, 2009
Scientists warn it might be too late to find solutions to global warming, so some businesses are focusing on adapting to climate change. Sam Eaton reports.

Pay query looms in transportation bill

Jun 24, 2009
Environmentalists are praising the efforts of the new $500 billion transportation bill circulating today in the House, but there's still some question as to how to pay for it. Sam Eaton reports.
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Ohio explores future of manufacturing

Jun 23, 2009
Vice President Biden is meeting with officials in Toledo today to discuss what might be the next great manufacturing boom. Ohio has lost 280,000 manufacturing jobs in the past decade. Karen Kasler reports.

Community solar power is within reach

Jun 23, 2009
Many people want to make the switch to solar in their homes, but think it's too difficult or expensive. One San Francisco company is trying to demystify the process one community at a time. Lisa Desai reports.

Climate change cost boosts supporters

Jun 22, 2009
The Congressional Budget Office says a proposed cap and trade bill to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions will cost $22 billion a year by 2020. Sarah Gardner reports this gives supporters of the bill some ammunition.

The 'fighting bull' goes green

Jun 11, 2009
Fuel economy and low emissions aren't what Lamborghini, or "Lambo," owners are typically after. They want (and apparently get) titillating, gut...