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Keeping countries in check at U.N. climate summit

Nov 29, 2010
The U.N. climate negotiators are at it again for the next two weeks as they meet for a summit in Cancun, Mexico. On the block: making sure countries are following regulations and making an effort in decreasing global warming. Scott Tong talks more about the U.S.'s important role.
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World leaders gather to cut carbon emissions

Nov 29, 2010
In Cancun, Mexico, leaders from all over the planet are gathered to try again on an agreement to cut carbon emissions. Many of those same leaders met a year ago with no success. There's not much hope for this year, but negotiators do see some bright spots.
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Sustainability and Cyber-Monday

Nov 29, 2010
Today is "Cyber-Moday," Black Friday for e-tailers. It is statistically the least productive work day, because employees log onto super sales to...
Posted In: Black Friday, Cancun, Cyber Monday, Environment, France, Ireland, Ireland bailout, Michael Jackson, mid-day update, sustainability, tobacco, video games
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Cancun gears up for annual climate change conference

Nov 29, 2010
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Eve Troeh, who is in Cancun, Mexico for the annual conference on climate change. Over the next two weeks delegates will try to rebuild momentum toward a global deal on carbon emissions, after they failed to reach a deal last year.
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To rake or not to rake

Nov 29, 2010
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Amy Palanjian of ReadyMade Magazine about what to do about autumn's pesky leaves.
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Farm equipment benefiting from high crops sales

Nov 25, 2010
'Because the government can't print more of it.' That's one reason behind gold's high price, and it's why food prices are spiking too. Also benefiting? Farm equipment. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
Posted In: Environment, Investing
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Australian mine gets into the rare earths game

Nov 24, 2010
In the world of rare earths -- the critical metals that are believed to be the fuel of tomorrow -- China is the global leader. Then came news that an Australian mine hopes to be operating by next year. Will other countries -- like the U.S. -- be following soon?
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Future of "green" trading looks dim

Nov 24, 2010
The Chicago Climate Exchange, a voluntary market for buying and selling greenhouse gas credits, will shut down next month. With it, many say, goes the hope of any market approach to solving environmental problems, now that the GOP rules the U.S. House.
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How to have a green Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2010
Holidays usually don't provide for the most environmentally-friendly options. But Marketplace's Adriene Hill is offering her tips on how to have a green Thanksgiving without having to compromise your holiday fun.
Posted In: Environment, Food
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This old house may be the greener one

Nov 17, 2010
Ironically, it seems that leading an environmentally friendly lifestyle is equated with getting rid of all your old stuff and starting fresh. Marketplace's Eve Troeh reports on how to be really green when it comes to your new home.
Posted In: Environment, Housing

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