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Shale Gas Debt Warning

Could the falling oil price lead to mass bankruptcies in the US shale industry? Tracy Alloway from the Financial Times in New York tells us why some people are worried about debt.

There are concerns that the slump in oil values could lead to mass bankruptcies in the US shale industry. Tracy Alloway from the Financial Times in New York tells us why shale debts are worrying some people. Sony Pictures is one of the world's biggest makers of movies but now it's at the centre of its own drama. The BBC's Alastair Leithead tells us all about it from Los Angeles. Protests hit the streets of France - this time it's business groups marching to see the end of red tape. And as delegates gather in Lima, Peru for the UN climate summit we speak to Alden Meyer from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Rahul Tandon joins us from a cattle market in Sonepur, India and our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway takes issue with coffee-based chats.

Our guests throughout the programme are Alexis Goldstein from The Other 98% in Washington DC and David Kuo of The Motley Fool in Singapore.

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  • Tue 2 Dec 2014 01:05GMT

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