Marketplace PM for October 27, 2006
A global-warming report out this week says the price of global poverty and mass migration due to climate change outweighs the costs of taking urgent steps to push back warming. Commentator Mark Hertsgaard argues a green planet and a healthy economy are actually inextricably linked.
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Alaska's Bering Sea pollock fishery is the world's largest, but fishermen there are struggling as climate change moves the state's second-most-valuable resource into cooler waters in Russian fishing grounds. Sam Eaton reports.
Several major metropolitan dailies are the subjects of private buyout offers by local businessmen. Is the trend a return of the newspaper industry to a gentlemen's business? Diantha Parker reports.