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Monday, December 21, 2009

Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talks about what got accomplished at the Copenhagen climate change summit...and what didn’t. Also, NPR’s Carl Kassel on his farewell tour; more uncommon economic resolutions.

Guests:

Carl Kassel and Jeffrey Sachs

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