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Obama Gets Climate Deal but Emissions Cuts Not Binding

In a political victory for Barack Obama, the U.S. president emerged from the global climate summit in Copenhagen late Friday with a deal with China, India and other key countries to reduce earth-harming emissions. But environmentalists were disappointed the cuts were not binding while skeptics weren't disappointed there was a deal at all.

Finding Common Ground
in Copenhagen?

As the world's leaders converge on Copenhagen for the global climate summit, the clouds over what had been deemed a fairly useless exercise in geopolitical stagecraft appeared to be lifting. Most dramatic is a proposal that rich nations provide a $100 billion per year to help poorer nations cope with emission cuts.

A Green Stock Index for Emerging Markets

Until now, green companies in the developing world have lacked a yardstick to track their stock performance versus the rest of the market. The newly introduced "carbon-efficient index" fills that gap -- just in time for the Copenhagen climate meetings.