Haiti is no stranger to natural disasters. In recent years, thousands of people have been killed by floods and landslides. The main culprit is the nation's most popular cooking fuel: charcoal. Reporter Amy Bracken reports.
President Obama unveiled plans to expand offshore oil and natural gas drilling yesterday. If implemented, the move is expected to decrease the country's dependency on foreign fuels, please oil companies and Republicans, but anger environmental groups.
In an effort to help cut greenhouse gas pollution, British Columbia has adopted North America's largest carbon tax. But as the World's Jason Margolis reports, the tax may still be too small to be making a difference.
The answers to today's Geo Quiz are in Antarctica: New Zealand's Scott Base and the US McMurdo Station. The stations are now partly powered by the world's southern-most wind farm. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from project manager Scott Bennett.
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