renewable energy

Conflict & Justice

Sarkozy not giving up on carbon tax

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.


A new electric feel

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.


Green business: The giant and the little guy

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.