The disaster at Japan's Fukushima nuclear complex has led India to rethink its increasing reliance on nuclear power. New York Times correspondent Vikas Bajaj tells anchor Marco Werman the demands for power in India are huge and growing.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Arno Rosemarin about the potential of dry composting toilets to help solve the world's sanitation crisis. Rosemarin runs the ecological sanitation project at the Stockholm Environment Institute.
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.
Iraqi resident and correspondent for McClatchy newspapers Sahar Issa says temperatures are soaring in Baghdad. She tells host Jeb Sharp that Iraqis have very limited access to electricity and fans, and that's causing anger to build.
Lisa Mullins talks to Miho, a resident of Tokyo, about how she and her family have been coping in the aftermath of the earthqake and tsunami in Japan, and now with the warning about radiation detected in Tokyo's tap water.