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What's in the future for climate change legislation

Nov 6, 2010
With the new Republican-controlled House, many have wondered how climate change and clean energy legislation will be effected. Steve Chiotakis talks to Adriene Hill about the prospects.
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How efficient is that TV?

Oct 28, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission voted to have all televisions produced after May 10, 2011 will have to have to sport a tag that'll tell you how energy-efficient that TV is. Marketplace's Eve Troeh reports on whether that tag will sway consumers.
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San Joaquin Valley votes on federal fines for polution

Oct 21, 2010
Air quality regulators in California's San Joaquin Valley will vote on a new way to pay off federal fines for pollution: charge car owners. It could be a first for putting pollution fines on consumers along with companies. Sarah Gardner reports from the Marketplace Sustainability Desk.
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Coal plants are making Chicago citizens sick, says report

Oct 21, 2010
A new study shows two old coal plants in Chicago are polluting the air and making people sick. Tony Arnold reports.
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Going "green" can be cutting jobs

Oct 15, 2010
Hotels around the country are urging their customers to "make a green choice" and opt out of daily housekeeping for their rooms. But cutting back on water and electricity might also be cutting back on something else: jobs. Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Environment, Jobs, Travel
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Green v. Green : Environment v. Sales

Oct 5, 2010
This final note today. A lesson in how going green can come with some corporate pitfalls. Frito Lay announced today it's getting rid of the plant...
Posted In: consumers, Environment, sales, Sun Chips
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Geoengineering: A way to cool earth

Oct 5, 2010
International negotiations on global warming are stalled and Congress has no appetite for legislation. There is one more way to cool the planet, but it's controversial. Later this month, a congressional committee will issue a report on something called geoengineering. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.
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The environmental costs of big firms

Oct 5, 2010
A new report measures the environmental impact of the world's 3,000 largest companies, and how much that impact costs investors. It was commissioned by a United Nations program for responsible investing. Reporter Eve Troeh talks with Bill Radke about what the report reveals.
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Tracking, and reducing, energy consumption at home

Sep 30, 2010
The first step to reducing your home's energy consumption is knowing how much you use in the first place. Utility companies are offering online tracking software and tools that can help, but some have yet to see the benefits.
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NASA helps map air pollution from space

Sep 24, 2010
Air pollution has been a killer since the dawn of the industrial age, yet until recently scientists didn't know how dirty the air was in most of the world. New maps from satellite images and computer modeling are finally giving researchers a clearer view of this global problem.
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