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First broadcast:
Thursday 01 October 2009

Earthquakes in southeast Asia have caused hundreds of deaths, if not more; Quentin Cooper hears what links them, what differentiates them, and about the continuing seismic threat in the region.

President Hu Jintao of China has promised notable improvements in China's carbon efficiency; we hear what this might actually mean in terms of China's burgeoning economy

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