At a science conference in Copenhagen this week,American, British and other European scientists will present latest scientific findings on climate change. This is in part an attempt to encourage an international climate treaty in December in Copenhagen.
For today's Geo Quiz, we asked you to name a Dutch town that hosted English pilgrims for nearly a decade, and may have given them the idea to have a holiday of thanksgiving. Emily Kopp reports from Leiden, the answer to our quiz.
The Dutch have some of the most liberal drug laws. But some local officials are fed up with foreigners who invade their towns looking for drugs. So they want to close the so-called coffee shops that sell marijuana. Emily Kop reports from the Netherlands.
Leo Goldberger was smuggled out of Denmark to Sweden during the Nazi-occupation. He's upset by President Donald Trump's executive order banning travel to the US by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.
Nearly a decade ago, Rachael Cerrotti began a search for a family story that is most often relegated to history books — the journey of a World War II refugee. But with today's political climate, her grandmother's story no longer feels so remote.
Many experts believe renewable energy and distributed microgrids can save costs and be a better solution to extreme weather. Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s energy infrastructure could present an opportunity to make this a reality.
The launch of futures by the world's biggest derivatives exchange operator, and by its rival Chicago-based exchange CBOE Global Markets a week earlier, had been hailed by many as the moment that bitcoin reached the investment mainstream.