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Conflict & Justice

Sarkozy not giving up on carbon tax

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is pushing for a carbon tax to help fight climate change. But A LOT of people are pushing back. If passed, France would become the FIRST major world economy to institute such a tax. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

Global Politics

Haiti's logistical nightmare

Relief workers, doctors and military troops continue to work hard to help earthquake survivors in Haiti. There are reports of hospitals and clinics running out of medicine. Marco Werman speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Christopher Rhoads.

Global Politics

Avatar in the Amazon

If there were ever a place that came close to the magical world of Pandora in James Cameron's new film Avatar, it would probably be the Amazon. Reporter Melaina Spitzer joined a group of indigenous leaders from the Amazon to see Avatar on the big screen.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for the name of Charles Darwin's home, where he worked on his groundbreaking theory of evolution. The answer is Down House. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from The World's Science Correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee.

Arts, Culture & Media

Phoenix

French pop and rock has been mostly ridiculed in the US. Phoenix is different � Lead singer Thomas Mars tells Marco Werman the success of the French band may be due to the fact they were influenced by the right musical role models.