Thursday, October 29, 2009

Chu Says U.S. Grid Overhaul to Cost Hundreds of Billions- Video

Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu talks with Bloomberg's Lori Rothman about President Barack Obama’s push to overhaul the Country's electrical transmission network and so-called "smart grid" technology. Chu also discusses the outlook for climate-change legislation in Congress. President Obama today announced $3.4 billion in government grants to improve efficiency of the U.S. electrical grid. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Tunis votes with Ben Ali sure of fifth presidential term

Tunisians voted Sunday in a general election with President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali all but certain to win a fifth term in office after two decades in power. Ben Ali, 73, is being challenged by three other candidates in his bid for a fifth term, the last under the constitution of 2002 which allows successive mandates but sets the age limit in elections to 75. After ruling the north African country for 22 years, Ben Ali faces a difficult economic climate in spite of prudent financial management. Raw images and soundbites. Duration: 01:07

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Corridore Sees `Weak' Environment for U.S. Airlines- Video

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Jim Corridore, an airline analyst at Standard & Poor's, talks with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton and Lori Rothman about the outlook for the U.S. airline industry. American Airlines parent AMR Corp. and Continental Airlines Inc. both posted third-quarter losses today as the slump in travel demand from the recession overwhelmed savings from falling jet-fuel prices. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Hattenberger Says Economy, Regulation to Boost Gazprom- Video

Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- John Hattenberger, president of the Houston-based trading subsidiary for OAO Gazprom, talks with Bloomberg's Margaret Brennan about the company's U.S. growth strategy. Hattenberger says the world’s largest natural gas producer is "poised" to benefit from economic improvement and greenhouse-gas emission regulation. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Friday, October 23, 2009

All-electric cars take on hybrids at Japan Auto Show

Japanese auto-makers are pinning their hopes on a new batch of electric vehicles and lower-emission cars which have added spark to the Tokyo Motor Show. Duration: 02:07

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Senators- Climate Change Bill Prospects Looking Up

At the Climate Change Conference 2009, four U.S. Senators said that the prospects for Congress passing a bill that would reduce carbon emissions is as high as it has been in years.

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Electric cars take on hybrids at Japan Auto Show

Futuristic concept cars, plug-in hybrids, zero-emission electric vehicles and even a hydrogen-powered scooter are jostling for the limelight at the Tokyo Motor Show, which kicked off on Wednesday. Duration: 01:21

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Mariel Hemingway

Going green is now going luxury, with high-end companies creating eco-friendly products for those who enjoy the finer things in life. We met up with actress Mariel Hemingway - an advocate for the environment and better health for years.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Sen. Cardin's Full Remarks at Climate Change Conference '09

Maryland Sen. Benjamin Cardin's full keynote speech at the Climate Change Conference 2009, sponsored by CQ-Roll Call Group.

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Sen. Sanders' Full Remarks at Climate Change Conference '09

Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders' full speech at the Climate Change Conference 2009, sponsored by CQ-Roll Call Group.

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Sen. Voinovich's Full Remarks, Climate Change Conference '09

Ohio Sen. George Voinovich's full keynote address at the Climate Change Conference 2009, sponsored by CQ-Roll Group.

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Sen. Klobuchar's Full Remarks, Climate Change Conference '09

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's keynote address at the Climate Change Conference 2009, sponsored by CQ-Roll Group, which owns Congress.org.

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Government Goes Underwater

Leaders from the island of Maldives take their fight against global warming to new depth. (Bloomberg News)

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Shrinking Ice Cap

The Copenhagen Climate Change Summit is only months away and scientists have released disturbing new findings about the shrinking polar ice cap. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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That sinking feeling- Maldives future uncertain

Authorities in the Maldives are taking their fight against global warming to new depths by holding an underwater cabinet meeting on October 17th to raise awareness about climate change. The country is one of the lowest-lying nations in the world and may soon disappear under rising sea levels. Duration: 02:12.

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Inside Look - Climate Conflict

Live! From Cary, NC: Interview with U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donahue (Bloomberg News)

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An Ice-Free Artic?

A new study by a British exploration team shows that the North Pole could be ice-free in the summertime within the next decade or two. Elizabeth Palmer reports on the climate concern.

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Floating Dutchmen- Holland builds homes on water

The Dutch have always fought the sea to claw back land, but as sea levels rise due to global warming, threatening the low-lying Netherlands, the time has come to work with the sea, not against it. Building homes that float on water is the answer. Duration

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Luxe Living In Asia

Analysis and discussion with Editor-in-Chief of DestinAsian Chris Hill; He talks about the world's tallest hotels, Bali's first certified environmentally friendly resort and other beautiful places in Asia. (Asia Confidential)

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Toxic Waters- From Air to Water

A growing number of coal-burning power plants around the nation have moved to reduce their air emissions, many of them are creating another problem: water pollution.

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Toxic Waters

A growing number of coal-burning power plants around the nation have moved to reduce their air emissions, but many of them are creating another problem: water pollution.

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Benin cotton farmers embrace organic revolution

Benin's cotton farmers are embracing the benfits of organic farming. By ditching pesticides and only using natural fertilizers, not only is their health improving, but the damage they're causing to the environment is decreasing. Duration: 02:11

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Climate Change Agenda

Global business and government leaders meet to talk about how to deal with a new international accord which is climate change. (Asia Confidential)

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Executives Go Green

An excerpt of interview with John Doerr of the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, talking about climate change legislation. (Bloomberg News)

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Clean Technology Market Investments

Climate change, changes in government policies, desire for energy security and growing water shortages are the main reasons to invest in Green Stocks. (The Trade)

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Airline Emissions

Air Transport industry proposes cutting emissions 50% by 2050. (The Trade)

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Brazil's Lula calls for firm pledges on climate change

Brazil's president, Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva, has urged the United States, China and others to do their share to reduce greenhouse gases to ensure a major global climate change summit upcoming in Copenhagen in December is a success.Duration: 00:47

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Eco-camping takes hold in France

France's Dordogne region, beloved of English, Belgian and Dutch tourists, is greening its camping sites to appeal to the evolving tastes of tourists seeking a more environmentally responsible holiday. Duration: 01:37

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Westwood collection tackles environment

British designer Vivienne Westwood uses the catwalk to vehicle her views on global warming.

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The "No Impact Man"

Author Colin Beavan spoke to Harry Smith about his new documentary and book "No-Impact Man" based on a one year experiment to live life with his family with as little environmental impact as possible.

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Losing Kenya's Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha, at the head of the Great Rift Valley, is one of Kenya's most popular natural attractions -- but it may not be there for much longer. Water levels are dropping fast, with a devastating effect on the region's wildlife. But while some put the

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Sunday, October 4, 2009

Rooftop Crops

City agencies are looking for spots to turn into 'Urban Farms', including rooftops. As Hari Sreenivasan reports, crops are taking root in this trend that benefits consumers and the environment.

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Friday, October 2, 2009

Notebook: Electricity

With electricity bills getting more expensive, Katie Couric comments on cutting power demand in everyday items to make for a brighter future for your environment and your bank account.

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

In-Depth Look - Making Money at Home

Figure In a Payback Through Green Living, Cut Energy and Greenhouse Gases (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - EPA Moves to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Interview with Charles Drevna, President of National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (Bloomberg News)

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Interview with Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) of California, Chair of Senate Public Works Committee (Bloomberg News)

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Senators To Unveil Climate Bill

Democrats unveil a draft bill that bows to get a very contentious debate under way. (Bloomberg News)

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

US Businesses Split On Climate Change

World's largest nuclear power producers quit the nation chamber of commerce in a dispute over climate change. (Bloomberg News)

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Sunday, September 27, 2009

Housing 'Clunker' Program?

Cash for Clunkers gave the economy a needed boost. As Kelly Wallace reports, the man who was a catalyst for that success brings an entrepreneurial sprit to our worries over global climate change.

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Power Plant 'Clunker' Program?

Cash for Clunkers gave the economy a needed boost. As Kelly Wallace reports, the man who was a catalyst for that success brings an entrepreneurial sprit to our worries over global climate change.

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UK set for new green trains

As Britain struggles to reduce its CO2 emissions, Siemens launches its next generation of 'Desiro City' electrical trains to the UK.

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Friday, September 25, 2009

UN: Pace of climate change quickens

As world leaders meet in New York, a new report from the U.N. says the pace of climate change is surpassing predictions.

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UK set for new green trains

As Britain struggles to reduce its CO2 emissions, Siemens launches its next generation of 'Desiro City' electrical trains to the UK.

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G-20 Poised To Curb Banker Pay

World leaders meet in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to talk about climate change, capital requirements and the general state of the global economy. (Asia Confidential)

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

In-Depth - Obama's G-20: Popularity To Policy

Interview and discussion with Senior Fellow of Center Strategic and International Studies Heather Conley. She talks about G-20, climate change and financial regulation. (Asia Morning Call)

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In-Depth Look - Obama's G-20: Popularity To Policy

Interview and discussion with Senior Fellow of Center Strategic and International Studies Heather Conley. She talks about G-20, climate change and financial regulation. (Asia Morning Call)

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Businesses weigh climate options

Climate change initiatives - from cap and trade to alternate fuels - force businesses to rethink their strategies.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

China adds wind-power capacity

China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, aims to produce eight percent of its total energy with wind power within the next ten years.

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Climate: Greenpeace hangs banner from Pittsburgh bridge

The environmental group Greenpeace unfurled a banner warning of climate change on one of the bridges of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, ahead of the G20 summit that starts on September 24.Duration: 00:53

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In-Depth Look - Reducing Greenhouse Emissions

Interview and discussions with the Chairman and C.E.O. of Arch Coal, Steven Leer. He says he's feeling better about the economy than six months ago. (Bloomberg News)

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Video Trail Mix: Garden Variety Politics

CQ Politics columnist and MSNBC contributor Craig Crawford gets down and dirty (literally) in his quest to gain insight into today's political climate.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

U.N. Summit on Climate Change

Neil MacFarquhar of The New York Times summarizes Tuesday's United Nations session on climate change.

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The Debate on Climate Change

Andrew C. Revkin reports Tuesday from the United Nations, where world leaders have gathered to discuss climate change.

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U.S., China pledge climate action

Chinese President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama announced new goals to slow the growth in carbon dioxide emissions.

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Leaders discuss climate change at UN

French President Nicholas Sarkozy has scathing words for world leaders at climate change summit

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The China Challenge

An excerpt of interview with Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, talking about climate change and how much the U.S. should pay to help China clean the air. (Bloomberg News)

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Obama to Tackle Mideast Peace

President Obama will address the summit on global climate change at the United Nations. Bill Plante reports.

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Clinton Summit Looks At Climate Change

An excerpt of interview with James Rogers of the Duke Energy. He announces plan to build two new U.S. nuclear facilities. (Bloomberg News)

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'Climate Change NYC' Gets Underway

World leaders gather in New York to talk about climate change. (Bloomberg News)

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U.S., China pledge climate action

Chinese President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama announced new goals to slow the growth in carbon dioxide emissions.

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Global premiere of climate film 'The Age of Stupid'

The Age of Stupid, a highly anticipated docudrama about environmental apocalypse, has its worldwide premiere on the eve of a UN climate summit. Duration: 01:06.

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Hong Kong touts 'Car Free Day'

Hong Kong's Chief-Executive Donald Tsang walks to work on Hong Kong's first "Carfree Day" as campaigners urge the government to do more to combat climate change.

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Monday, September 21, 2009

Inside Look - Breaking the Deadlock on Climate Talks

Interview with Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Bloomberg News)

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Global War-ming

President Obama and Chinese President to meet with 100 heads of state to talk about climate change. (Bloomberg News)

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Lead role on climate for China?

The United Nations is looking to China for a leadership role on climate change as world leaders prepare to discuss global warming.

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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Climate, nuclear arms top UN agenda

Climate change, the economic crisis and nuclear disarmament to be the focus of the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

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Urban bee-keepers hope to halt British decline

The humble honey bee is facing rapid decline in Britain, due to a combined assault from pesticides, deadly viruses and changing weather conditions. But leading the fight back are a growing number of amateur urban bee-keepers. Duration: 01:50.

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Fashion's green future: sustainable fabrics

Pesticides in cotton growing, chemical-laden dyes and huge energy consumption make the textile industry a big burden on the environment. But fabric makers, gathered at an industry fair in Paris, are beginning to clean up their act. Voiced report. Duration

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Vancouver aiming for eco-friendly Olympic Games

The environment will be at the heart of next year's Winter Olympics in Vancouver. All the buildings for the Games, which run from February 12 to 28, have been designed to be as eco-friendly as possible. Duration: 01:53.

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The Danger of Livestock Waste

As Idaho dairies have grown, so has the environmental problem of coping with all the fecal waste. Much of it is spread over fields, where it can seep into local aquifers that supply people's wells.

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The Danger of Livestock Waste

As Idaho dairies have grown, so has the environmental problem of coping with all the fecal waste. Much of it is spread over fields, where it can seep into local aquifers that supply people's wells.

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Balancing Brazil's Forests

In Brazil's breadbasket, Matto Grosso, a push to fight climate change by paying landowners to preserve forests. Twenty percent of global emissions are traced to deforestation by some accounts.

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Extra UK flight tax may be on cards

A UK advisory board on climate change proposes a flight tax, to be set in place by 2012 in efforts to meet Britons' targets for CO2 emissions for 2050.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Melting Arctic glaciers spell disaster for climate

Scientists on Norway's Arctic archipelagao of Svalbard are recording ever higher temperatures, spelling disaster for glaciers which are retreating at an alarming rate. Duration: 02:13

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Video: Biggest Business Lobbying For Greenhouse Gas Effect

Representatives from nearly 200 countries will meet in Copenhagen, Denmark in December to talk about global warming. (Asia Confidential)

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Monday, September 14, 2009

Maldives cllimate plea

Maldivian President calls on world leaders to reach an agreement to counter climate change saying the problem in the Maldives is a snapshot of what will happen in low lying areas in the world.

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UN optimistic pre-climate talks

The UN says December's Copenhagen talks will provide an opportunity for developing countries to enter the greenhouse gas debate.

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Jellyfish numbers rise

Climate change is being blamed for an increase in jellyfish swarms found along Spain's coastline.

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Personal Carbon Trading scheme

A report published by the IPPR this week stipulates that personal carbon trading may be the next step in tackling climate change, mandating people to pay for polluting.

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France pushes on with controversial carbon tax

French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday unveiled a new carbon tax to help combat global warming, calling it a "fiscal revolution" and overriding strong public opposition to the plan. The new levy on oil, gas and coal consumption by households and bus

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France pushes ahead with controversial carbon tax

French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday unveiled a new carbon tax to help combat global warming. The new levy on oil, gas and coal consumption by households and businesses will come into effect next year, making France the biggest economy yet to impo

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Maldives cllimate plea

Maldivian President calls on world leaders to reach an agreement to counter climate change saying the problem in the Maldives is a snapshot of what will happen in low lying areas in the world.

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Friday, September 11, 2009

UN optimistic pre-climate talks

The UN says December's Copenhagen talks will provide an opportunity for developing countries to enter the greenhouse gas debate.

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Personal Carbon Trading scheme

A report published by the IPPR this week stipulates that personal carbon trading may be the next step in tackling climate change, mandating people to pay for polluting.

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Jellyfish numbers rise

Climate change is being blamed for an increase in jellyfish swarms found along Spain's coastline.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

North Pole 'carbon storage' experiment

Scientists on Svalbard near the North Pole are drilling one kilometre into the ground where they hope to store carbon dioxide, given off by a coal-fired power station. The project is part of a new wave of technology designed to cut greenhouse gas emission

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Fake trees seen as climate answer

A new report by the UK's Institution of Mechanical Engineers proposes a series of technical fixes, including absorbent artificial trees, to buy time and reduce carbon.

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60 Minutes, 09.06.09

Scott Pelley examines increasing the number of forest fires due to global warming; Lara Logan reports from a forward operating base near Pakistan; Plus, Morly Safer with musician, Steve Lopez.

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The Age of Megafires

Global warming is increasing the intensity and number of forest fires across the American West. Scott Pelley goes to the fire line to report.

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Drought Drying Crops

The Calif. central valley grows many U.S. agricultural products. However, a drought has set off a battle for the water left, and provided a study of climate change dilemmas. Seth Doane reports.

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Look Ahead: Week of 9-7-09

This week, Pres. Obama goes to Capitol Hill to try to resusicitate his health care bill, the Senate postpones climate change legislation and Massachussets decides what to do with Ted Kennedy's senate seat.

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Video: Inside Look - How to Pay for Climate Change

Interview with Copenhagen Consensus Center Director Bjorn Lomborg (Bloomberg News)

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UN chief sees climate change first-hand

N Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited the Arctic on Tuesday to see the effects of global warming first-hand ahead of key international climate talks in Copenhagen in December. Ban visited Ny-Aalesund research station in the Svalbard archipelago, located

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North Pole 'carbon storage' experiment

Scientists on Svalbard near the North Pole are drilling one kilometre into the ground where they hope to store carbon dioxide, given off by a coal-fired power station. The project is part of a new wave of technology designed to cut greenhouse gas emission

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Mexico hit by lowest rainfall in 68 years.

Mexico's rainfall hit a 68-year low, triggering a drought that has left Mexico City residents struggling with water shortages, and farmers suffering with losses of crops and livestock


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Monday, September 7, 2009

Fake trees seen as climate answer

A new report by the UK's Institution of Mechanical Engineers proposes a series of technical fixes, including absorbent artificial trees, to buy time and reduce carbon.

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Japan aims for deeper carbon cuts

Japan's Prime Minister-elect says he wants to cut the country's carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2020.

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Gore home going "green" - It's about time!

Former Vice President and environmental activist Al Gore is turning his Nashville, Tennesse home into a "green home." The home improvements include solar panels on the roof and the installation of more energy efficient light bulbs and upgraded windows.

Fake trees seen as climate answer

A new report by the UK's Institution of Mechanical Engineers proposes a series of technical fixes, including absorbent artificial trees, to buy time and reduce carbon.

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Dangerous Lightbulbs

Going Green is the thing to do and one of the easiest things to do so far is to replace those traditional light bulbs with energy saving compact fluorescents. Theses new bulbs may be Green but are they safe?

Light Bulb Ban Coming to U.S.

Traditional light bulbs are now banned in 27 countries in Europe -- could it happen here?

Global Warming Hoax, Planned in 1961

Global Warming: The Truth

Carbon dioxide is a natural element, and it's good. No, it just can't be.

Warren Buffett Slams "Cap and Trade" as a Regressive Tax on All Americans

This morning on CNBC's "Squawk Box," billionaire investor and prominent Obama supporter Warren Buffett slammed the administrations proposed $646 billion carbon tax known as cap and trade as a regressive tax that customers are going to pay for.

Exposed: Global Warming Hoax

Al Gore once again exposed as disingenuous fraud

Al Gore Slammed By Congress!

The Age of Megafires

Global warming is increasing the intensity and number of forest fires across the American West. Scott Pelley goes to the fire line to report.

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60 Minutes, 09.06.09

Scott Pelley examines increasing the number of forest fires due to global warming; Lara Logan reports from a forward operating base near Pakistan; Plus, Morly Safer with musician, Steve Lopez.

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Saturday, September 5, 2009

Radanovich to Al Gore: You're Going to Bankrupt this Country with Cap and Trade

Al Gore - King of Hot Air

This is a great picture of Great Al breathing fire, er, ah, hot air.

Man’s contribution to the greenhouse gases was so small we couldn’t change the climate if we tried

"Man’s contribution to the greenhouse gases was so small we couldn’t change the climate if we tried. We’re all going to survive this. It’s all going to be a joke in five years. A combination of misinterpreted and misguided science, media hype, and political spin had created the current hysteria and it was time to put a stop to it. It is time to attack the myth of global warming.”

-Augie Auer, New Zealand Ocalition in the Timaru Herald June 12, 2007

Oh, The Great One!

Some say Obama is the Saviour or Messiah, but they are wrong.  It is I, Globe Al Gore ming.

Drought Drying Crops

The Calif. central valley grows many U.S. agricultural products. However, a drought has set off a battle for the water left, and provided a study of climate change dilemmas. Seth Doane reports.

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Friday, September 4, 2009

Video: In-Depth Look - Health Care, Climate Change Debate

Interview and discussion with the Director of Research in Concept Capital, Anne Mathias. She shares his insights about the health-care reform and the climate debate in congress. (Bloomberg Surveillance)

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The Age of Megafires

Global warming is increasing the intensity and number of forest fires across the American West. Scott Pelley goes to the fire line to report.

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Meteorologist, Hurricane Expert, and Global Warming

Weekly headlines include a report on how Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is asking what we think global warming legislation should include. Also, Katie Fehlinger interviews meteorologist, hurricane expert, and global warming skeptic Dr. William Gray.

Hurricane Jimena slaps Mexico

Hurricane Jimena hits Mexico's Baja California peninsula with howling winds and rain

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Melting men show global warming

1000 little ice sculptures melt away on the steps of the concert hall at Berlin's Gendarmenmarkt, symbolising global warming and climate change.

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Hurricane Jimena lashes Mexico coast

A category three hurricane has been lashing the Mexican tourist hotspot of Los Cabos with winds of up to 185 kph (115 mph).

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UN chief urges action to halt climate change

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has urged world leaders to act to halt global warming, as he saw first-hand its effects in the Arctic ahead of a key climate change summit in December. Ban's statement came one day after visiting thinning ice at the polar ice rim and speaking with scientists on Tuesday.Duration: 00:49

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Global Warming: Greatest Scam in History

John Coleman, founder of The Weather Channel says global warming is the greatest scam in history

Video: Hurricane Jimena Weakens

Hurricane Jimena approaches Baja as Mexico braces for storm. (The Trade)

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Sticky climate protest in London

Climate campaigners glue themselves together in a trading room at the Royal Bank of Scotland in London to protest against the bank's energy investments.

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Jimena's winds slam Baja resort

Residents sandbag their homes and tourists flee Cabo San Lucas, Mexico as Hurricane Jimena hits southern Baja.

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Protesters blockade RBS in London

Environmental activists based at the Climate Camp in London blockade a building belonging to the Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Crawford's Video Trail Mix: The Politics of Earth Day

On the eve of the 39th Earth Day, CQ Politics blogger and MSNBC contributor Craig Crawford looks at the thorny politics of climate change legislation.

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CNN: Global warming skeptics

CNN's Miles O'Brien reports on a meeting of skeptical minds in New York.

Video: In-Depth Look - Health Care, Climate Change Debate

Interview and discussion with the Director of Research in Concept Capital, Anne Mathias. She shares his insights about the health-care reform and the climate debate in congress. (Bloomberg Surveillance)

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Video: Inside Look - How to Pay for Climate Change

Interview with Copenhagen Consensus Center Director Bjorn Lomborg (Bloomberg News)

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Look Ahead: Week of 9-7-09

This week, Pres. Obama goes to Capitol Hill to try to resusicitate his health care bill, the Senate postpones climate change legislation and Massachussets decides what to do with Ted Kennedy's senate seat.

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

The Age of Megafires

Global warming is increasing the intensity and number of forest fires across the American West. Scott Pelley goes to the fire line to report.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

UN chief urges action to halt climate change

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has urged world leaders to act to halt global warming, as he saw first-hand its effects in the Arctic ahead of a key climate change summit in December. Ban's statement came one day after visiting thinning ice at the polar ice rim and

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Melting men show global warming

1000 little ice sculptures melt away on the steps of the concert hall at Berlin's Gendarmenmarkt, symbolising global warming and climate change.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Hurricane warning extended to northern parts of Baja Peninsula

Residents sandbag their homes and tourists flee Cabo San Lucas as Hurricane Jimena hits southern Baja.

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Notebook: Katrina Anniversary

It has been 4 years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and parts of Mississippi. Seth Doane reports New Orleans has become the fastest growing city in America.

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Katrina FEMA Trailer Turmoil

Four years since Hurricane Katrina, thousands of displaced victims are still living in the controversial FEMA trailers. Armen Keteyian reports from Gulfport, Miss.
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Jimena churns toward Baja Peninsula

Hurricane Jimena is churning toward the upscale resort town of Los Cabos in Mexico's Baja Peninsula.

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Protesters blockade RBS in London

Environmental activists based at the Climate Camp in London blockade a building belonging to the Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Sticky climate protest in London

Climate campaigners glue themselves together in a trading room at the Royal Bank of Scotland in London to protest against the bank's energy investments.

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UN chief sees climate change first-hand

N Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited the Arctic on Tuesday to see the effects of global warming first-hand ahead of key international climate talks in Copenhagen in December. Ban visited Ny-Aalesund research station in the Svalbard archipelago, located

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Monday, August 31, 2009

Jimena churns toward Baja Peninsula

Hurricane Jimena is churning toward the upscale resort town of Los Cabos in Mexico's Baja Peninsula.

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Climate change activists set up camp in London

About 1,000 environmental activists have set up camp close to the Docklands financial district in London as part of a week-long protest against climate change. They are also keen to promote a sustainable way of life, bringing with them not only tents, but

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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Climate change 'meltdown' in China

Sculptures of children carved from glacial melt were displayed in Beijing as Greenpeace marks the 100-day countdown to climate talks.

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Trouble brewing for wine industry

French wine producers are changing their methods to cope with global warming.

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Green attitude at high altitude

CORPORATES AND CARBON: Paul Fabrications is gearing up on greener mechanisms in efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.

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Friday, August 28, 2009

Video: Tropical Storm Danny Heads To Land

Tropical storm watch is up in the North Carolina because tropical storm Danny moves towards the land. (Bloomberg News)

Video: 2,000 Evacuates In California

Almost 2,000 people in California evacuates their home because of wild fires. (Bloomberg News)

Video: Debate Over 'Frankenforests'

Frankenforest provides lower cost of wood. They are designed to survive freezes. (Bloomberg News)

Saving the Himalayas from global warming

As South Asian leaders gather in Kathmandu for a conference on the effects of climate change on the Himalayan region, Greenpeace is calling for more to be done to save the ecology of the fragile region, which threatens the livelihoods of more than a billion people in India and China. Duration: 01:27.

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Video: Tropical Storm Danny Heads To Land

Tropical storm watch is up in the North Carolina because tropical storm Danny moves towards the land. (Bloomberg News)

Does Paper Get A Bad Rap?

Mo Rocca and Pennsylvania Paper Company President Douglas Fink discuss the future of paper. To find out more about what the future holds for paper visit cbsnews.com/tomorrowshow.


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COMPANY: wind solution

CORPORATES AND CARBON: Renewable Energy Systems focuses on renewable heat and power technologies with growing consumer demand.

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The Wasteland

Where does all the e-waste we generate end up? Some of it is shipped illegally from the U.S. to China, reports Scott Pelley, where it is harming the environment and the people who salvage its components.

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Calif. Fires Threaten Homes

Dry conditions in L.A., Calif. have fed large fires that now threaten multi-million ddollar homes. Ben Tracy reports.

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Saving the Himalayas from global warming

As South Asian leaders gather in Kathmandu for a conference on the effects of climate change on the Himalayan region, Greenpeace is calling for more to be done to save the ecology of the fragile region, which threatens the livelihoods of more than a billi

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Climate change activists set up camp in London

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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Powers tussle over Caspian oil rush

Geology and climate are not the only challenges facing oil companies developing Kazakhstan's vast Kashagan oilfield in the Caspian Sea - the world's single biggest untapped oil reserve.

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Powers tussle over Caspian oil

Geology and climate are not the only challenges facing oil companies developing Kazakhstan's vast Kashagan oilfield in the Caspian Sea - the world's single biggest untapped oil reserve.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Ecover operates green

CORPORATES AND CARBON: Ecological detergent company Ecover is actively pursuing innovative measures to meet the demand of environmentally conscious customers.

Claudette Hits Florida

The storm season is starting to rev up. Hurricane Bill is heading toward Bermuda while Claudette made landfall in Florida overnight as a tropical storm then quickly lost steam. Karen Brown reports.

Hazardous Hurricane Waves

As Hurricane Bill passed by the Maine coast, it kicked up big waves. As Jim Axelrod reports, one of them hit Acadia National Park, where thousands of people were watching - ignoring storm warnings.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Maine Waves Turn Deadly

A group of swimmers were swept to sea after massive waves struck the Maine shore, one girl was killed, Randall Pinkston reports. Julie Chen spoke with rescuers at the scene.

Poland power plant plans CO2 capture

Poland's Belchatow power plant, Europe's largest polluter, is planning to curb its emissions with the help of millions of euros of EU investment.

Video: Bill Gets A Downgrade

Hurricane Bill heads out to sea after sending waves into Acadia national park in Maine. (Bloomberg News)

Video: Empire State Building Goes Green

Empire State building says to be more energy-efficient than 90% of all office buildings after the work is complete. (Bloomberg News)

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Coast Isn't Clear Yet

High winds and rain hit Canada, knocking out power to homes along the southern shore, Although Hurricane Bill never threatened; swimmers are warned to stay out of the ocean. Randall Pinkston reports.

Hurricane Bill brings rain to the U.S. Atlantic seaboard.

Surfers enjoy high waves and heavy swells on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard after Hurricane Bill passes by.

Video: Hurricane Bill Strengthens

Hurricane Bill strengthens to category 4 and may move toward Bermuda in Southeastern U.S. coast by the weekend. (The Trade)

Hurricane Bill Near

It's not a good beach weekend on the east coast, unless you're a surfer. Hurricane Bill apparently won't come near the coast, but there could be heavy wind and 20 foot waves. Bill Shields reports.

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Friday: Swimming was banned at beaches all along the East Coast due to Hurricane Bill; Also, President Obama asked that Pan Am bomber be placed under house arrest in Libya.

Hurricane Bill Felt In U.S.

Swimming was banned at beaches all along the East Coast due to Hurricane Bill. Kelly Wallace reports on the predictions for Bill including 23-foot waves, and millions of dollars in damage.

Video: Bermuda Puts Troops On Standby For Hurricane Bill

Hurricane Bill threatens Bermuda citizens for possible flooding. (Bloomberg News)

Video: Winemakers Struggle With Climate Change

Winemakers in Australia plant Spanish grape varieties and they use sprinklers to help the vines survive the hotter weather. (The Bloomberg Edge)

Moby goes green

Moby headlines concert highlighting climate change.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Bermuda Puts Troops On Standby For Hurricane Bill

Hurricane Bill threatens Bermuda citizens for possible flooding.

Science: Balancing Brazil's Forests

In Brazil's breadbasket, Matto Grosso, a push to fight climate change by paying landowners to preserve forests. Twenty percent of global emissions are traced to deforestation by some accounts.

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Moby goes green

Moby headlines concert highlighting climate change.

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Video: Winemakers Struggle With Climate Change

Winemakers in Australia plant Spanish grape varieties and they use sprinklers to help the vines survive the hotter weather. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Brainwashed: Teen Talks Global Warming

Teen Talks Global Warming
Alec Loorz, one of Al Gore's youngest official speakers, is taking his S.L.A.P. Sea Level Awareness Project around the globe. Daniel Sieberg reports.

Texas Twister Rips Beaumont

A tornado in Beaumont, Texas threw cars around in a parking lot and ripped off the roof of a mall, reports Dave Price.

Hurricane Bill Now Category 4 Heads For Bermuda

Hurricane Bill strengthened into a powerful category four storm now head to Bermuda. (Bloomberg News)

Teen Talks Global Warming

Alec Loorz, one of Al Gore's youngest official speakers, is taking his S.L.A.P. Sea Level Awareness Project around the globe. Daniel Sieberg reports.

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Alec Loorz, one of Al Gore's youngest official speakers, is taking his S.L.A.P. Sea Level Awareness Project around the globe. Daniel Sieberg reports.

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Hurricane Bill To Become A Major Storm

Hurricane Bill strengthens on track towards Bermuda. (The Trade)

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Hurricane Bill Gets Stronger

Hurricane Bill Gets Stronger
Hurricane bill is close to be a major storm in the next few days with winds topping 110 miles per hour. (Bloomberg News)

Hurricane Season Begins

Hurricane Season Begins
The Southeast is bracing for a late start to the tropical storm season. Kelly Cobiella reports.

Three Tropical Storms Form

Storms Ana, Claudette and Bill were all born in less than a week. High winds and strong rains from the tropical storms are lashing parts of Florida and the Gulf Coast. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Typhoon Morakot's Aftermath

Taiwan reports more than 500 people are dead during typhoon Morakot's domination. (Bloomberg News)

Monday, August 10, 2009

Asia Typhoon Terror

Two storms roared across Asia making landfall in Taiwan, forcing a million people to flee inland. Authorities have Tokyo on alert in case the typhoon changes course. Barry Peterson reports.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Video: Today in Washington - New Climate Law Flaws

Climate Bill Could Block Housing Recovery, Bringing Costs Up Between $4K to $10K a Home, Pricing More Than One Million People Out of Market (Bloomberg News)

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Anti-Coal Campaign By Greenpeace

BHP Coal Berth is blocked by Greenpeace ship as a protest to continue over the impacts of global warming on low lying islands.

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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Video: Anti-Coal Campaign By Greenpeace

BHP Coal Berth is blocked by Greenpeace ship as a protest to continue over the impacts of global warming on low lying islands. (The Trade)

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