Arnold Schwarzenegger

Global Politics

Governator to Russia

Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Moscow to see Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from New York Times reporter Michael Schwirtz, who says the California governor hopes to help US businessmen connect with Russian innovators.

Conflict & Justice

First the oil spill, then the reforms

Energy reforms are on the minds of politicians following the collapse of the Deepwater Horizons oil rig. Historically, regulatory and environmental laws follow disasters, and regulatory changes, from equipment upgrades to increasing legal liability, are already on the table.

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Environment

Charging for carbon

San Francisco Bay air officials are about to assess 1.2 million dollars in fees on businesses for emitting greenhouse gases. It's one of the first instances of a carbon tax in the United States, and the real motive may be to keep the idea of a carbon tax in play.

Environment

Deforestation Nations

Cutting down trees releases CO2 and reduces the amount of CO2 absorbed from the air every year. Now, the regional leaders of some tropical and industrialized countries are finding common ground on ways to curb climate change. Living on Earth reports.

Environment

Obama's Pledge

President-elect Barack Obama says when he takes office the United States will take strong action to combat climate change. Living on Earth's Ashley Ahearn reports that leaders and legislators have praised Obama for this promise.

Global Politics

Governator to Russia

Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Moscow to see Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from New York Times reporter Michael Schwirtz, who says the California governor hopes to help US businessmen connect with Russian innovators.

Conflict & Justice

First the oil spill, then the reforms

Energy reforms are on the minds of politicians following the collapse of the Deepwater Horizons oil rig. Historically, regulatory and environmental laws follow disasters, and regulatory changes, from equipment upgrades to increasing legal liability, are already on the table.