Most Shared Stories Tagged: pollution

Conflict & Justice

Sarkozy not giving up on carbon tax

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is pushing for a carbon tax to help fight climate change. But A LOT of people are pushing back. If passed, France would become the FIRST major world economy to institute such a tax. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

Health & Medicine

China's dirty water problem

Host Marco Werman speaks with Dr. Peter Gleick about China's massive water pollution problems. The Chinese government reported this week that levels of common water pollutants were twice as high as they had previously thought.

Politics

Top UN climate negotiator steps down

The top United Nations climate negotiator has resigned following his failure to secure a comprehensive treaty at the Copenhagen climate summit. The World's environment editor Peter Thomson reports on the challenges ahead for climate negotiators.