Romaine substitutes leave lettuce lovers lacking
Dec 4, 2018

Romaine substitutes leave lettuce lovers lacking

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The Trump administration pulled the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement last year, so why are there American representatives at the negotiations  in Poland this week? Climate change is forcing industries across the globe to reassess operations. Plus, why the recent E. coli outbreak in Romaine lettuce might make getting in your leafy greens more expensive.

Today's show is sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Navy Federal Credit Union.

Segments From this episode

Romaine contamination is making other lettuces more expensive

Dec 4, 2018
Consumers are paying more for iceberg lettuce and other leafy greens.
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U.S. still wants to negotiate global climate change issues

Dec 4, 2018
But does it have the leverage now that it's pulling out of the Paris Agreement?
Steam and exhaust rise from different companies on a cold winter day in Oberhausen, Germany.
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The Trump administration pulled the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement last year, so why are there American representatives at the negotiations  in Poland this week? Climate change is forcing industries across the globe to reassess operations. Plus, why the recent E. coli outbreak in Romaine lettuce might make getting in your leafy greens more expensive.

Today’s show is sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Navy Federal Credit Union.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC