Nine To Noon for Wednesday 30 April 2008
On Nine to Noon Today
9:05 Emissions trading scheme
Simon Terry, Executive Director, Sustainability Council; and Peter Neilson, Executive Director of the NZ Business Council for Sustainable Development discuss who should bear the cost of meeting the government's emission trading scheme - big business or householders?
9:20 Barack Obama's pastor makes another controversial speech
Rev Graylan Hagler, United Church of Christ pastor from Washington DC - who is also the 8000-member Church's President of Ministers for Racial, Social and Economic Justice
9:30 Old Bailey goes online
Interview with Professor Tim Hitchcock, social historian and co-director of the project. The Old Bailey, the worlds most famous court that covers all cases from 1674 - 1913, goes online.
9:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 United Nation's World Food Programme
John Powell, World Food Programme Deputy Executive Director talks about why world food prices have soared, and is facing up to the prospect of cutting aid to developing countries in the face of skyrocketing global food prices.
10:30 Book Review: Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie Andrews
Reviewed by Emma Hart
(Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson ISBN 978 029 784 4914)
10:45 Book Reading: Dances With Marmots by George G. Spearing
Read by Jason Whyte
Episode 3 of 10
from the 1994 album Dummy
from the 1997 album Portishead
from the 2008 album Third
from the 1998 album Roseland NYC Live
11:30 Law commentator Dean Knight
11:45 Television Review with Simon Wilson