Sixty-nine percent of those polled in 21 countries say utility firms should be obliged to use more renewable resources, even if this would increase their monthly bills.
Woeser has sued the government, investigated Tibet's March uprising, and flouted the official line about Tibet.
Readers write about the pen pals they found through the Monitor's old Mail Bag column.
Readers write about bringing 'change' to America, how the media report on Taiwan, and the causes of a Liberian conflict.
The money may not jump-start enough domestic spending, but signals to world leaders that China is engaged in resolving the global financial crisis.