Global Politics

Climate deal might have to wait

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

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.


Countering Copenhagen carbon with kilns

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.


Global Scan

The US government is spending millions to save a few dozen fish

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.


A Danish city is giving its jihadis a second chance

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.