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Better Place, an electric-car startup, isn't selling cars to people; it's selling the promise of a clean energy future to countries. Australia is the latest to sign up.

Environment

Making the world a Better Place

Better Place, an electric car company, aims to put electric cars -- and the infrastructure to power them -- on roads in the next four years. Living on Earth talks with Wired magazine's Daniel Roth about the startup's unique approach to greening roadways.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Dutch avant-garde composer Stephen Emmer has a new "music and spoken word project." The World's April Peavey tells us how Emmer wrote the music to complement the words of old recordings by writers such as Jorge Luis Borges.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Dutch 'social bank' doing well

Holland-based 'Triodos' Bank has managed to weather the global financial crunch so far -- by sticking to its socially minded agenda. The World's Marco Werman finds out more from Charles Middleton, the bank's managing director in the United Kingdom.

Environment

Geo answer - Elephanthus

For today's Geo Quiz -- we're looking for the Scandinavian city that's home to one of Europe's oldest zoos. It's Copenhagen. The city's zoo recently opened its new Elephanthus, a 50-million dollar elephant-friendly facility, as Deirdre Kennedy reports.

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