Segments From this episode
A California utility is aggressively developing power sources cleaner than coal -- natural gas, nuclear, hydro, wind, solar ... and now even cow manure. But Pacific Gas & Electric isn't turning green totally on its own. It's the law. Sarah Gardner reports.
The data trail we leave behind in the digital age keeps growing. Professor Andreas Weigend talks with Kai Ryssdal about how businesses are trying to figure out how to use that data effectively.
Demand for container ships has been stuck in the doldrums, yet in Asia several big publicly-traded shipping companies are enjoying a boom in their stock price. Steve Henn reports.
David Leonhardt of the New York Times talks with Kai Ryssdal about what can be done to keep the unemployment rate from rising, and discusses another stimulus plan in the works.
California regulators have banned certain kinds of flat-screen TVs to meet energy-efficiency requirements. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Marketplace for Wednesday, November 18, 2009