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Global Scan

Stepping out in the new year?

If being in the French Alps isn't enough of a thrill, now you can "step into the void" with only a glass floor to hold you. Indian police use bananas to recover stolen goods. And we introduce you to the Paradogs of World War II, Chess boxing, Christian Rock Pakistani-style, and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Obama's plan for the environment

A key element of the proposed budget President Obama unveiled today is a plan to make renewable energy more profitable. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mark Hertsgaard who writes about the environment for The Nation and Vanity Fair.