French President Nicolas Sarkozy is pushing for a carbon tax to help fight climate change. But A LOT of people are pushing back. If passed, France would become the FIRST major world economy to institute such a tax. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
Capitol Hill's bailout money is electrifying the Motor City. Car writer Jim Motavalli is at the Detroit Auto Show and tells host Jeff Young about the rollout of hybrids and plug-ins. From Living on Earth.
The North American International Auto Show kicks off in Detroit today and big car companies will be featuring green vehicles and focusing on electrification. The Takeaway discusses the changing times in the auto world.
The owner of New York's first solar-powered restaurant and the Wal-Mart's director of sustainability join us to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities they face in staying green and afloat as well as setting examples for businesses and consumers.
We talk with Curt Ellis, one of the filmmakers behind 'The Greening of Southie.' He spent nearly a year documenting the construction of Boston's first L.E.E.D.?certified residential building. We also talk to construction foreman Yvan LaCroix.
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