Environment

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Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's geo quiz is New Zealand's North Island, where conservationists struggled to save two pygmy sperm whales stranded on the island's eastern coast. The World's David Leveille has the story.

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Robert Bryce

Author Robert Bryce talks to Faith about why it may be near impossible for America to achieve energy independence, as told in his new book, "Gusher of Lies."

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INSpot.org

Faith talks to Deb Levine, executive director of INSpot, a web site that allows people to notify past sexual partners that they might have an STD.

Environment

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name one of Norway's northernmost towns, on the island of Spitsbergen in the Arctic Ocean. The answer is Longyearbyen. Residents there have just emerged from their long "polar night" when the sun never rises for months. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Irene Gustafson, a tourism specialist in the Norwegian town.

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Carbon trading gets personal

Some say that limiting industry's greenhouse emissions isn't enough; individuals need to be put on a cap and trade plan, too. Guest: Richard Starkey, a researcher with the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in the UK, about a number of personal CO2 trading schemes, and the challenges to putting limits on people's carbon emissions.

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