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Climate Challenges

Is economic growth compatible with protecting the environment?

Following the major United Nations climate gathering in New York we ask if the summit's premise - that economic growth is compatible with protecting the environment - is right? Manuela Saragosa and guests Jennifer Turner, China environment expert at the Wilson Center in Washington DC, Shreekant Gupta of the University of Dehli's Department of Economics, Helen Mountford, from the New Climate Economy grouping and Samuel Fankhauser of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change, debate the likelihood of a low carbon future. While our resident comedian Colm O' Regan puts his green credentials to the test on a bicycle in Copenhagen

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