Day three of the government shutdown has arrived with some in Europe blaming the Tea Party for pulling the plug on the US of A. Meanwhile, in a place where government is still running, the Germans have turned to an ex-wrestler to decommission its nuclear plants. And the Greeks' neo-Nazi party is under the microscope.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Michael Klare, author of Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy, about how US energy policy compares with other countries' energy policies around the world.
Iraq's oil ministry held an auction today for rights to develop some of the country's most valuable energy reserves. The World's Katy Clark tells us, some oil companies weren't willing to accept Iraq's terms.
In part three of her series on China's coal habit, The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the country's efforts to slowly wean itself off coal with big investments in renewable energy sources like solar and wind.