Marketplace for Wednesday, Jan. 30
Facing record drought, Georgia's environmental officials are limiting most outdoor uses of water, including filling swimming pools. Atlanta reporter Lateef Mungin talks with Kai Ryssdal about how Georgia's businesses are taking the news.
With John Edwards and Rudy Guiliani dropping out of the presidential race, the remaining campaigns scramble to woo newly unaffiliated donors. Jeremy Hobson reports.
If we can't stop global warming, can we adapt to it? Some ideas seem far out -- like generating a giant cloud or launching a huge umbrella to block the rays of the sun. Nate DiMeo reports the proposals are risky to try, but not trying may be risky as well.
Each of the presidential candidates is trying to convince voters he or she will be the best choice to deal with difficult economic times. To find out how Sen. John McCain might perform, Kai Ryssdal talked with his senior economic adviser Douglas Holtz-Eakin.
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Allstate Insurance says quarterly profits dropped 37%, mostly due to the California wildfires. Commentator and former National Park Service Director Roger Kennedy says unless governments and taxpayers change their ways, we'll be hearing the same story year after year.