Danish author and statistician Bjorn Lomborg discusses his proposal to redirect resources from a general fight against carbon emissions to specific efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change in vulnerable areas. Continue reading
A writer and environmentalist explains how lifestyle changes can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help mitigate America’s contribution to global warming as part of a NewsHour series on ways to deal with climate change. Continue reading
An organization in India is fighting forced prostitution by counseling and training women in other forms of work and helping their children so they don’t follow in their mothers’ footsteps. Fred de Sam Lazaro of Twin Cities Public Television provides a report. Continue reading
In the fourth installment in a series of conversations about the impact of globalization, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman interviews Vandana Shiva, an activist at the forefront of the fight against globalization for nearly three decades. Continue reading
Amid concerns that al-Qaida is regrouping in the lawless border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Bush administration has threatened to cut aid to Pakistan unless it becomes more aggressive in tracking down terrorists. Experts assess the situation. Continue reading
At least 66 people were killed Monday when a pair of bombs sparked an inferno on an Indian train headed for Pakistan. Leaders of both nations condemned the attacks and pledged to continue their peace talk despite the carnage. Continue reading
Eight bombs blasted commuter trains in India Tuesday, killing more than 140 people in a well-coordinated terrorist attack. A reporter provides an update.