Coal use is at 40-year lows here in the US but it's another story in Europe, where it's on the rise. And as Gerry Hadden reports from Spain, that means trouble for the EU's commitment to cutting CO2 emissions to combat global climate change.
As the UK gears up to start a gas-fracking industry, government and industry say they're determined to avoid the mistakes made in the US. But observers differ as to whether the country is better prepared for the risks.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with energy analyst and author Michael Klare about the global appetite energy economy; Klare's new books is titled, "Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy.ï¿½
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Masha Lipman, a political analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Moscow, about the view from Russia of the standoff with Ukraine over natural gas supplies.