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12/05/2008 03:59 AM     print story email story      

Podcast: Green Week in Review - December 12

This is the second installment of Green Week in Review,'s podcast, hosted by News Editor Bart King.

We post a podcast every Friday morning - about 20 minutes long. You can listen to it through your browser or download it to a portable MP3 player. Sign up for our General News RSS Feed and it will be automatically downloaded to your computer's media player each week.

This week's show...

Our top story is the ongoing negotiations at the UN climate change conference in Poland. Environmental ministers convened yesterday for the final two days of the meeting. We'll touch on the highlights from the past week and discuss what must happen next if a treaty is to be arranged by December 2009.

Also, a new report suggests the price of solar power will drop significantly next year. We'll explain the factors involved.

An interesting project involving IBM and Harvard University researchers is using idle computers around the world to search for a more efficient type of solar cell.

And we'll talk about Barack Obama's choices for his environmental and natural resources team.

Plus, get a quick catch-up on a proposal for a massive wave energy project, the first off-shore wind farm in Canada and a Blackstone investment in next-gen ethanol.

(correction: Bart opens the podcast with the incorrect statement that it is December 2009. He was confused by his excitement for the new year and a new administration.)

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02/09/12 12:53 AM

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