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A climate of survival vs. self-interest

Dec 18, 2009
Regardless of the outcome from the climate conference in Copenhagen, all the players there will be dealing with one major concern that isn't going away. Sam Eaton explains.

Agreement reached at climate summit

Dec 18, 2009
A "meaningful agreement" was reached as the UN climate conference wrapped up. European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Kai Ryssdal about what that agreement entails and what happens next.

Mayors watch climate change locally

Dec 18, 2009
While nations are still trying to agree on how to cut emissions, many cities are already taking action. Bill Radke talks to Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels about what the U.S. Conference of Mayors is hoping to accomplish in Copenhagen.

Obama: Any deal needs transparency

Dec 18, 2009
Speaking at the U.N. climate change summit in Copenhagen, U.S. President Barack Obama insisted any agreement made by countries needed to include transparency. But is a deal close? Stave Chiotakis talks with Marketplace's Stephen Beard.

Biz looks for signals from Copenhagen

Dec 17, 2009
Laurent Corbier, chair of the International Chamber of Commerce and VP of sustainable development at energy firm Areva, talks with Kai Ryssdal about investment and climate-change policy.

High stakes in climate deal decision

Dec 17, 2009
World leaders are gathering in Copenhagen for the final day of the UN climate summit. John Dimsdale reports on how the conference is playing in the U.S.

U.S. backs $100 billion climate fund

Dec 17, 2009
At the U.N. climate change summit, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the U.S. is ready to give long-term financial aid to poor countries for climate change. But there's a catch. Bill Radke talks with Marketplace's Stephen Beard.

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Corporations' hopes for Copenhagen

Dec 17, 2009
How can addressing environmental issues benefit a company's bottom line? Steve Chiotakis poses the question to Ann Condon, Director and Counsel for General Electric's Environmental, Health and Safety programs.

Heavy taxes fuel Danes' clean economy

Dec 16, 2009
Denmark is far ahead of the U.S. in moving to a clean economy. Sam Eaton reports on the sacrifice the Danes are making to build a low-carbon future.

China, U.S. at odds over cutting carbon

Dec 16, 2009
The U.S. and China are the world's largest emitters of heat-trapping gases. But they have big disagreements about how much carbon to cut and who should pay for it. Scott Tong reports.

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