Spain had a thriving renewable energy sector, until the bottom fell out of the economy. In the Spanish government's efforts to find funds to operate, it decided its subsidies for renewables were too high. Not only did it reduce subsidies, it actually went after subsidies already awarded in previous years.
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.
Cyberspace is the new fifth domain of war between states. Its unclear how the rules of war apply. At a meeting of military and academic legal scholars at the UC Berkeley law school, the consensus was that the laws have fallen far behind the technology.
China is attempting a delicate balancing act - trying to mediate the explosive dispute between Sudan and the newly independent nation of South Sudan. As The World's Mary Kay Magistad explains to host Marco Werman.