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Politics

Ecuador locks up oil reserves

Host David Baron reports on the signing Wednesday of a deal to protect a rich swath of Ecuadoran rainforest by locking up oil reserves beneath it. The deal will also fight global warming by preventing the release of 400 million tons of CO2.

Politics

China's search for cleaner coal

Burning coal causes huge problems in China, but it's likely to remain the country's main energy source for decades. In part two of her series, Mary Kay Magistad looks at China's efforts to develop so-called �cleaner coal� technologies.

Arts, Culture & Media

Sudan breakup

Northern Sudan is all but resigned to the impeding independence of Southern Sudan. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Khartoum, where some northerners are sad to see the south go � while others say good riddance.

Conflict & Justice

Rising oil prices

Anchor Lisa Mullins has an update on the effects of rising oil prices are being felt around the globe, as today fishermen clashed with police in Brussels, and in India there were lines at gas stations as people lined up to fill their tanks in advance of a ten percent rise in prices set to take effect at midnight.