weather,climate

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name one of Norway's northernmost towns, on the island of Spitsbergen in the Arctic Ocean. The answer is Longyearbyen. Residents there have just emerged from their long "polar night" when the sun never rises for months. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Irene Gustafson, a tourism specialist in the Norwegian town.

Science, Tech & Environment

Raising Bangladesh

Some of the countries most at risk from climate change are low-lying nations. And chief among them is the South Asian country of Bangladesh. Bangladesh is experimenting with floods to prevent floods. Daniel Grossman has our story on PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Death-defying winter sport

Thousands of miles from the Olympics on the streets of Ukraine's capital, there's another, death-defying winter sport taking place. Walking down a Kiev sidewalk these days is like buying a lottery ticket to the hospital. Brigid McCarthy reports from Kiev.

Lifestyle & Belief

Canadian highway

Drifting snow and white out conditions caused havoc yesterday on Highway 402. Hundreds of motorists were stranded there in a nasty snowstorm. Some had to be rescued by military helicopters and four wheel drive vehicles. Where would you find Highway 402?