Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2007

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  • The business of cutting carbon
    The sale of carbon credits to offset consumption has been compared to the sale of indulgences for forgiveness of sins. Midmorning examines the viability of this marketing and environmental movement.9:06 a.m.
    Michael Solomon: Professor of marketing at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. He joins us by phone from Philadelphia. He is also author of "Consumer Behavior: Buying, Having and Being."
    Bob Sheppard: Deputy Director and Business Program Manager at the environmental group Clean Air - Cool Planet. The group also published the first industry report card to rate several offset programs.
    Patrick Mazza: Research director for Climate Solutions, a non-profit environmental group based in Seattle. He has written on ecological sustainability issues for nearly three decades as an environmental journalist and technology policy analyst.
  • Word origins with Anatoly Liberman
    Midmorning listeners supply the words, and etymologist Anatoly Liberman fills in the history. This time Liberman takes apart hyphenated words, like topsy-turvy.10:06 a.m.
    Anatoly Liberman: Professor in the Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of "Word Origins and How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone."

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