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New report ranks environmental efforts

A new report was released today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the 2008 Environmental Performance Index ranks countries for their efforts in addressing environmental issues

Seeking a ban on cluster bombs

An international conference aimed at building support for a treaty banning the use of cluster bombs wrapped up in New Zealand today, and so far, 82 countries have signaled their support

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answers to today's Geo Quiz are in Antarctica: New Zealand's Scott Base and the US McMurdo Station. The stations are now partly powered by the world's southern-most wind farm. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from project manager Scott Bennett.

Global Scan

'Egypt's Jon Stewart' is still off the air

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, described as Egypt's version of Daily Show host Jon Stewart, found himself without a TV network after his show was pulled by his own network last week, with no sign he'd be allowed back on. Plus, the Philippines are reeling after the strong storm to make landfall ever recorded slammed into the island nation. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.