energy

Environment

U.S. Clean Air Act is back in court

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., heard two days of oral arguments in a case pitting coal, oil and steel industry groups against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The coalition that took the EPA to court claims Clean Air Act regulations are unfounded and burdensome for businesses.

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Environment

Canada's wartime homes go green

A million cookie-cutter houses built in the 1940s in Canada may have a future as energy-independent homes. If a million such homes were retrofitted, the energy savings could be substantial. The World brings us more on Canada's green housing experiment.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman interviews Nigerian afrobeat musician Femi Kuti, son of the late pioneer of the genre Fela Kuti, and gets him to answer the questions he himself poses on his new CD about progress in Africa.