Creating green jobs in the next decade will spur the American economy towards future growth. That's according to Dr. Joseph Stiglitz, a 2001 Nobel Prize winner and economics professor at Columbia University, who talked with host Steve Curwood.
Wine producers say global warming could spell disaster for the future of wine, and they say rising temperatures could have a negative impact on their grapes, perhaps causing the subtle distinctions among wines to disappear
Today's Geo Quiz focuses on four cities -- La Paz, Bolivia -- Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania -- New Delhi, India -- and Sydney, Australia. The question is which one has the highest gasoline prices. We had reporters check them out. The answer is Dar es Salaam. A gallon of gasoline in the capital of Tanzania costs 5 dollars and 6 cents.
The European Union today leveled a record 1.5-billion dollar fine against software giant, Microsoft, for failing to comply with a 2004 ruling on anti-trust activity, as The World's Clark Boyd has details.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Mary-Kay Magistad in Beijing about China's water problems: officials have redirected water from several Chinese provinces to the capital, Beijing, to prepare for this summer's Olympics
The World's Gerry Hadden reports that Spain is struggling to cope with a severe drought, and the problem has led to water shortages, and in the Mediterranean port city of Barcelona, to a plan to bring in drinking water via tanker ships.