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

11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week: Portishead

Tracks featured:

Sour Times
from the 1994 album Dummy

All Mine
from the 1997 album Portishead

The Rip
from the 2008 album Third

Glory Box
from the 1998 album Roseland NYC Live
(Go Beat)

11:30 Law commentator Dean Knight

11:45 Television Review with Simon Wilson