Sat February 13, 2010
The Carbon Conundrum
Public Radio Tulsa – With an atmosphere of agreement that capping carbon is good for the planet, world leaders are still generating a lot of hot air arguing how to do it. And, the inconvenient truth is that this isn't just an international political problem - the actual process of greening cars, cows, and coal-fired power plants will be even more exhausting than getting 190 countries to sign a treaty. This edition of America Abroad explores the issue - from the Peruvian rainforest where economic development is slashing a weapon in the war on warming, to the U.S. where businesses are struggling to scrub their smokestacks, and the carbon credit debate is heating up on Capitol Hill.
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