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Europe pushes for roadmap toward climate deal

Dec 9, 2011
Developing and island states are on board for an agreement, but the U.S. and other countries are still undecided.
Posted In: climate change, UN climate conference

Climate change is adding a premium to infrastructure costs

Dec 7, 2011
Transit agencies shuffle their budgets to get ready for more extreme weather.
Posted In: climate change, New York City, public transportation

What can be expected from the U.N. climate conference

Nov 28, 2011
United Nations delegates are meeting in Durban, South Africa, to discuss the global regulations for energy usage. Last time, negotiators couldn't agree on how to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Will anything change this time?
Posted In: climate change, Kyoto Protocol

Report: More extreme weather on the way

Nov 18, 2011
A report out by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says we can expect hotter summers and more extreme weather events in the coming years.
Posted In: weather, climate change

Screwed up environment might cause space aliens to kill us more

Aug 19, 2011
So make sure you recycle! According to a report coming out of NASA for some reason, we might be more likely to face hostile space aliens because of...
Posted In: climate change, space aliens

Promoting Climate Change: Hits and Misses

Feb 7, 2011
If you heard my story today on Marketplace, you know there's some debate over exactly what sort of messaging is best suited to climate change. Co...
Posted In: ads, climate change, sustainability

MID-DAY UPDATE: Private sector jobs grow, Obama goes to India and grading the "grader"

Nov 5, 2010
With 151,000 jobs added to the economy in October, we examine where the strongest growth took place. Good news for investors, the Federal Reserve...
Posted In: climate change, dividends, Federal Reserve, mid-day update, Moody's, private sector jobs, Rolls Royce, Standard & Poor's

Chatbot takes on critics of climate change

Nov 3, 2010
Nigel Leck was sick of all the people on Twitter arguing that global warming isn't real. So, he made a program that would scan Twitter every five...
Posted In: climate change, robots, Science, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

MID-DAY UPDATE: Why should you stress about Europe's banks?

Jul 23, 2010
*The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...
Posted In: bonuses, cap and trade, carbon tax, climate change, Ford, Goldman Sachs, Kenneth Feinberg, mid-day update, pay czar, stress tests

How will climate scientist Stephen Schneider be remembered?

Jul 20, 2010
Climate change expert Stephen Schneider died yesterday in London. He was 65....
Posted In: climate, climate change, Stephen Scheider

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