Climate talks in Copenhagen wrap up today, but will an appearance by President Obama inspire nations to strike a last-minute deal? We talk about what to look for as countries try to reach an agreement in the final hours.
Hillary Clinton told the Climate Change Summit that the US was prepared to mobilize $100 billion a year for developing countries. Doubts grow over whether the summit will achieve its goals of cuts in emissions. The World's Peter Thomson is in Copenhagen.
The UN's historic climate change conference in Copenhagen wraps up tomorrow. There are persistent fears that the end could come without a major, binding climate change agreement between the 193 countries.
For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for one of the world's bicycling capitals. The answer is Copenhagen. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Assaf Biderman of MIT's SENSEable City Lab, about a new bicycle wheel that his team designed.
The Danish government has come up with a surprising way of making the summit carbon-neutral: they are contributing about $1 million into a project to replace 20 traditional brick kilns with energy efficient ones in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
Funeral homes are offering more and more alternatives these days when it comes to burials. For example, Danish funeral director Sille Kongstad's come up with a cleaner, greener way to take a last spin through Copenhagen. It's a bicycle-powered hearse, and it is truly one sweet final ride.
Germany has loudly protested US spying on its government — and now some politicians are ready to take action. But not with the high-tech solution you might expect. Meanwhile, a Danish funeral director is putting coffins on bikes — and a RAF fighter jet is up for auction. That and more in today's Global Scan.
Flemming Rose was the Danish newspaper editor responsible for running the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in 2005 that sparked global outrage. Now he's written a book about the episode and holds fast to his belief that publishing them was the right and necessary thing to do.
In Death Valley, Nevada, there's a hole that is home to just a few dozen fish. But these aren't any fish — they were at the center of an environmental debate over endangered species that went to the Supreme Court some 40 years ago. Meanwhile, a British man gets a new bionic hand for less than $500. And Denmark is considering a ban on elective circumcision. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.
You never know what’s going to wash up on the beaches of Cornwall, England. In recent years, among the seaweed and driftwood, mysterious 100-year-old blocks of rubber have appeared. But an amateur historian from England might have cracked the case.
Copenhagen is the greenest city in the world, and its carefully planned green rooftops are helping it reach that spot. The rooftop oases help trap carbon and water, support biodiversity and help the city prepare for the warmer future that's coming thanks to climate change.
Aarhus is Denmark's capital of jihadi activity — a full third of the Danes who have gone to fight in Syria come from the port city. But when the fighters try and return home, they're given counseling, medical care and other assistance — instead of jail time.