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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

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.
Posted In: Environment

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.
Posted In: Environment

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

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?
Posted In: Environment

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.
Posted In: Environment

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

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

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.
Posted In: Environment

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.
Posted In: Environment

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