Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 16, 2012

World leaders are meeting in Abu Dhabi today to discuss the future of renewable energy, especially in developing countries. What would the the planet look like if other countries caught up to the rate of car ownership we have here in the U.S.? And yet another Standard and Poor's downgrade has hit Europe.

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Firemen patrol near the Costa Concordia cruiseship on January 16, 2012 in the harbor of the Tuscan island of Giglio after it ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio after hitting underwater rocks on January 13.
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Vendors are on their way to the market in Harare on April 14, 2010. The government there has recently banned the sale of secondhand underwear, which is much more affordable than the new options.
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.