Support Marketplace

Sustainability - Most Recent

Pages

Dutch homes will float with the climate

Jan 29, 2008
Global warming's rising oceans seriously threaten the Netherlands, where 60% of its population lives below sea level. But some Dutch are floating new options for going with the flow. Rico Gagliano explores their climate-proof homes.

Another view of Plan B

Jan 29, 2008
Dennis M. Bushnell, chief scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center, talks with Marketplace's Sam Eaton about Plan B visions of living with climate change.

Seeing opportunity in rising oceans

Jan 28, 2008
Conservative projections say rising seas from climate change would displace hundreds of millions of people and cost hundreds of billions of dollars over the next century. Sam Eaton found a scientist with a plan to capitalize on melting icecaps for the sake of everyone.

Under dry sky, Aussies turn to the sea

Jan 28, 2008
With climate change reducing reliable rainfall in Australia, many cities are tapping the ocean as a water source. And they're trying to do it without making a bad problem worse. Nate Dimeo reports. First in a series.

Can Super Bowl XLII teach sports fans about global warming?

Jan 26, 2008
The biggest teach-in in the U.S. is the Super Bowl, when almost 100 million of us gather around TV sets from coast to coast and enjoy the show....
Posted In: climate education, global warming, Sports, Super Bowl

Oil demand could soon outstrip supply

Jan 25, 2008
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Shell's CEO announced the world demand for oil would outstrip supply within seven years. European correspondent Stephen Beard outlines two possible resulting scenarios with Scott Jagow.

Measurement change for emissions

Jan 22, 2008
Environmentalists are trying to fine tune the measurement of companies' carbon emissions, and they've started looking at the supply chains of big companies. But Nancy Marshall Genzer reports emissions can be hard to measure.

Investors are diving into desalination

Jan 21, 2008
Predictions of drought and dwindling water supplies are turning investors' attention to the oceans as a reliable source of drinking water. Desalination isn't cheap, but a host of companies are diving in. Sarah Gardner reports.

The dubious road to Clorox's new GreenWorks product line

Jan 21, 2008
Let's start our journey in 2007 when Clorox and the American Red Cross crossed historically strict legal boundaries on using third-party...
Posted In: American Red Cross, cause marketing, Clorox, endorsements, Sierra Club

Tata Nano versus the SUV

Jan 21, 2008
I think the Tata Nano is brilliant. Imagine... it gets 50 mpg, is designed for diesel and possibly electric, is cost effective and is sold in kits...
Posted In: India, Tata

Pages