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A Closer Look (Planet Earth: Costs of Green) #929911

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) President Obama's shown visiting an Iowa wind power factory.

(New York: Bill Blakemore) The state of the Earth this Earth Day examined; details given about carbon emissions led by China, the US & Indonesia, the vanishing glaciers, species & reefs. [NOAA administrator Jane LUBCHENCO†- says climate change is destroying the world as we know it.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: Dan Harris) The cost of going green examined; details given about going green in a terrible economy. [Earth Inst. at Columbia University professor Jeffrey SACHS†- says this is the time to invest in solutions.] [Mars Food global president Brian CAMASTRAL†- says green can be profitable.] [American Enterprise Inst. public policy's Steve HAYWARD†- questions doing it in a recession.] [Professor Klaus LACHNER‡- talks technology.]

Gibson, Charles;
Blakemore, Bill;
Harris, Dan

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