Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Friday, December 19, 2008
Despite the current economic climate, 75% of Americans say they have donated money to a charitable cause within the past 12 months and 59% say they have donated money to a religious organization.
Friday, December 12, 2008
As the holidays approach, investors will learn how well candy and cruises are selling, as Cadbury and Carnival report results. Plus, Germany will release its Ifo business climate survey. MarketWatch's Aude Lagorce reports. (Dec. 12)
EU leaders sealed an agreement Friday for a package to combat global warming on the final day of a crunch summit in Brussels.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Germany led a push to redraw an ambitious climate change package as EU leaders began a two day summit in Brussels on Thursday, amid growing fears the deal could unravel as Europe slides into recession.
EU leaders begin two days of talks on a major climate change package Thursday. Malmoe, Sweden's third-largest city, faced bankruptcy, unemployment and misery less than a generation ago when heavy industry and shipbuilding died a slow death. But the city d
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
A key strategy in the campaign to halt global warming is to keep the earth's forests intact. But preserving the trees and the wildlife living among them is a challenge in poor countries where timber fetches a dear price. A program in Ghana may provide a b
Hotels across the country are grappling with a deep recession, posting the first year-over-year decline in room rates in five years in October and facing a tougher climate in 2009. Stacey Delo reports on where deals can be found.
Monday, December 1, 2008
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Poland is hosting this week's UN climate conference but it has an all too obvious admission to make: it is addicted to coal, the most polluting source of energy.
As twelve days of UN talks began in Poznan, Poland on Monday aimed at paving the way to a new global pact on climate change to be signed in December 2009, what can be expected from the United States and the new administration? Interview with Reid Detchon,