As 190 nations meet in Bali to start the next treaty against global warming, Al Gore receives the Nobel Peace Prize and warns about "mutually assured destruction." We hear about the global marketplace that's developing to cope with climate change. Also, the Supreme Court affords judges discretion when sentencing crack offenders, and a conversation with Oslo Norway, where Al Gore has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.
Climate Change: International Challenge and Business Opportunity
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Supreme Court Gives Judges Discretion for Crack Cocaine Sentences
During the crack scare of the 1980's, Congress enacted harsher treatment for crack than for powder cocaine. Today, the US Supreme Court ruled that federal judges may use...
Al Gore Receives Nobel Prize in Oslo
Al Gore received the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize today, with another warning to nations around the world. He said, "It's time to make peace with the planet" with "the urgency...