Peter Thomson

Science, Tech & Environment

The protectors of the world's largest fresh water lake may be put out of business by a Russian court

A citizens' group devoted to protecting Siberia's Lake Baikal, the largest and deepest lake in the world, may be forced to close after being declared a "foreign agent." The court ruling follows a 2012 law forcing any group that gets foreign funding and engages in political activity to register as a foreign agent or face big fines.

Global Politics

Climate deal might have to wait

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.