Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Clark Boyd in Brussels, who's on hand to witness the completion of the first international flight of a solar-powered aircraft. The plane took off from Switzlerand earlier today.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's environment editor Peter Thomson about Japan's decision to re-evaluate its heavy reliance on nuclear power and put more emphasis on renewable energy and conservation.
Frances Arnold is a biochemical engineer at Cal Tech working on a part of the energy crisis. Her team is altering the genetic codes of bacteria to evolve organisms than can digest grass and excrete biofuel. She tells Kurt about "directed evolution."
The New York subway system has one of the best environmental designs of recent years: Coney Island's Stillwell Avenue terminal is topped by a state-of-the-art photovoltaic glass roof. Kurt Andersen took the train to check it out with architect Greg Kiss.
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