infrastructure

Health & Medicine

Tehran's air pollution woes

In Tehran, more and more Iranians are buying more and more cars... with predictable results -- congestion and smog. Correspondent Steve Zind reports that air pollution in the Iranian capital is causing health problems for citizens and headaches for city officials.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the common theme that connects Australia's coastal region "The Great Sandy," North Korea's Mount Myohyang, and Lagunas de Montebello, near the border between Mexico and Guatemala. The answer is....they are all newly deemed 'biosphere reserves.'

Global Politics

Philippines brace for second typhoon

Residents of the Philippines are scrambling to prepare for Typhoon Parma. This storm is expected to hit just days after another storm, Typhoon Ketsana, killed more than 200 people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Glen Marboloc of Oxfam in Manila.

Conflict & Justice

Naples' garbage problem

Uncollected trash was piled high throughout Naples, Italy two years ago. Now the unsorted waste is stored in huge dumps outside the city. And it may be causing health problems. Correspondent Megan Williams reports from Caserta outside Naples.

Global Politics

Economic summits in Canada

President Barack Obama has called for the G20 to pull together to promote economic growth, saying that world economies are inextricably linked. As the World's Jason Margolis tell us, there is some serious division about what's best for the world economy.