Business, Economics and Jobs

The end of air travel as we know it

Soaring oil prices, coupled with climate change, is making commercial aviation not only unpopular but maybe impossible. Is the mile-high club about to end for good? Guest: Bradford Plumer, Assistant Editor of The New Republic and author of the new piece, 'The End of Aviation: What will happen when America can't afford to fly.'


Geo Quiz and Answer

Today's answer is the South Pacific island of Niue. This week, Niue became the first location to issue free laptops to all of its schoolchildren. It's part of the One Laptop Per Child Initiative. Anchor Lisa Mullins has more.