North America

Environment

New study on climate change

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with Cynthia Rosenzweig, the lead author of a new study on climate change; Rosenzweig finds compelling evidence that climate change is already having a profound impact on eco-systems around the globe.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer: fifty miles

Fifty miles. That's about the distance separating the United States and Russia. And it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The World's David Leveille takes a look at an old proposal to link Siberia and mainland Alaska by tunnel.

Environment

Fuel from thin air

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Dr. F. Jeffrey Martin talks with host Steve Curwood about capturing carbon dioxide from the air to make gasoline.

Global Hit

Global Hit - FunAsia

Bill Zeeble reports on FunAsia -- a chain of multi-plex theaters in Texas that specializes in Bollywood movies from India. The chain caters to North Texas's large South Asian community, offering patrons more than just films. There's food and music, too.

New Nukes for North America

The Canadian province of Ontario has announced plans to build new nuclear reactors and refurbish aging plants in an effort to meet the growing demand for electricity.

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