Efforts to make better use of food resources growing within the city are taking root in Seattle. It's part of a movement to bring urban foraging from the margins to the mainstream as a hedge against food insecurity and climate change.
Japanese banker Tsuyoshi Yoshiwara hardly fits today's caricature of a greedy, soulless banker. Instead, he campaigns against nuclear power, pays himself a modest salary and says compassion should be his company's key virtue.
A million cookie-cutter houses built in the 1940s in Canada may have a future as energy-independent homes. If a million such homes were retrofitted, the energy savings could be substantial. The World brings us more on Canada's green housing experiment.
For today's Geo Quiz we're searching for a Pacific island atoll that lies just about halfway between North America and Asia. Its beaches are often littered with trash came from a floating mass of plastic trash called the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch.
President Obama speaks to the nation tonight about the continuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. It's Mr. Obama's first Oval Office address. Anchor Marco Werman previews the address with senior reporter Dan Stone, of Newsweek.
Mexico played host to international climate negotiations; the foreign minister is widely credited with getting the process back on track. Among those praising Mexico's leadership is Durwood Zaelke. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to him about Mexico's role.