Anchor Marco Werman takes us to the soundcheck for the first date on the US tour of Congolese band Staff Benda Bilili. They're from the streets of Kinshasa, confined by polio to wheelchairs. And they rock.
The news about climate change comes rather like snowflakes in a blizzard-from all directions at once, and accumulating in such overwhelming amounts and impact that it can be hard to know where to start digging out [...]
Hillary Clinton told the Climate Change Summit that the US was prepared to mobilize $100 billion a year for developing countries. Doubts grow over whether the summit will achieve its goals of cuts in emissions. The World's Peter Thomson is in Copenhagen.
Funeral homes are offering more and more alternatives these days when it comes to burials. For example, Danish funeral director Sille Kongstad's come up with a cleaner, greener way to take a last spin through Copenhagen. It's a bicycle-powered hearse, and it is truly one sweet final ride.
China has resisted calls for it to agree to binding verifiable targets for reducing emissions. But people in China say their government should be willing to make a commitment in Copenhagen. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.
For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for one of the world's bicycling capitals. The answer is Copenhagen. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Assaf Biderman of MIT's SENSEable City Lab, about a new bicycle wheel that his team designed.
Copenhagen is the greenest city in the world, and its carefully planned green rooftops are helping it reach that spot. The rooftop oases help trap carbon and water, support biodiversity and help the city prepare for the warmer future that's coming thanks to climate change.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a European capital that's home to the Carlsberg Brewery. The answer is Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Jens Bekke, a spokesperson for Carlsberg.