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Conflict & Justice

Danish climate minister speaks out

The Copenhagen conference is supposed to produce a new treaty to address the rising threats from global climate change. Marco Werman speaks with Connie Hedegaard, the Danish Minister for Climate and Energy, who will be chairing the conference next month.

Global Politics

Denmark angry over tourism web ad

A web video produced by Denmark's Tourism bureau was supposed to lure tourists to the Scandinavian country. Instead, it's drawn the ire of Danes. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Anders Lindemann, a Danish journalist who's been following the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

LEGO profits beat recession

In spite of the global recession and tough competition from the computer gaming world, profits for the toymaker LEGO jumped 23 percent during the first half of this year. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Lego's CEO Jorgen Vig Knudstorp.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the town of Greenville, Michigan. The town is being sued for copyright infringement over a statue of the ?Little Mermaid,?Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the director of the Chamber of Commerce Kathy Jo Vanderlon.

Canada's wartime homes go green

A million cookie-cutter houses built in the 1940s in Canada may have a future as energy-independent homes; the energy savings could be substantial.

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Global Politics

Afghan refugees wonder, 'what about us?'

Earlier this summer, Syrians were the majority of people risking the journey to Europe, but now the makeup of the inflatable boats reaching the shores of the Lesbos has changed: Iraqis, Iranians and Bangladeshis are arriving in greater and greater numbers.

Music

The guy who sings that 'once I was 7 years old' song has a crazy life story

Christiania is a community in the center of Copenhagen. Musician Lukas Forchhammer grew up there in the '90s, at a time when there were no cars or streetlights and a toilet and running water were considered luxuries. Still, Lukas says Christiania had a "utopian vibe" and it helped shape the young man he is today. Lukas now fronts his band Lukas Graham; a band with a string of international hits.