The World Bank has selected eight developing nations to receive $500 million to help them adapt to global warming. If the climate adaptation program goes well it could play a pivotal role in developing a new global climate deal. Sam Eaton reports.
A real estate developer in Philadelphia is building an eco-friendly house for $100,000 to prove green design isn't just a luxury item. But the hard part may be selling the house when it's done. Joel Rose reports.
It's hard to avoid Proctor and Gamble's global presence and scores of beauty products. But some of the company's brands are starting to lose out to cheaper generics. Janet Babin explores the consumers' perspective.
Honda is shutting down its main British factory for four months starting today, and laying off 4,000 workers with pay until it re-opens. Stephen Beard reports why this move is an alarming indicator for the auto industry.
Like many city workers, a street busker may be able to drive to the job. But factor in an ever-changing final destination, an amp and a dog, and you've got quite a shlep. We follow a busker in Ireland on his way to work
The economic stimulus package has reached the Senate, and business incentives will likely be the focus. Bob Moon reports some of the main concerns for the bill and where businesses may be able to benefit.
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