renewable energy

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

US-China energy talks

More than a year ago, the US and China agreed to work on an array of joint research projects for clean energy. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Derek Scissors, China specialist at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, about US-China energy cooperation.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz today, we're looking for the largest -- and northernmost -- island in the Indonesian archipelago. The answer is Sumatra. Anna Sussman reports that the rush for environmentally-friendly fuel is having a devastating impact on the island's endangered orangutans.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked just how long a flight that would be if the flight plan circled the earth at the equator. The answer is 24,901 miles?or approximately 25,000 miles.