At a United Nations conference on aviation later this month, U.S. trade groups will propose a global standard for airline carbon emissions. They hope that helps sidestep tougher standards from European Union. Eve Troeh reports.
A few years ago California passed a law to reduce emissions of gases linked to global warming. Now there's a proposition on the November ballot to put the measure on hold -- until the state economy improves. Eve Troeh reports.
Louisiana has cut a deal between BP, federal and local authorities for long-term clean-up of the oil spill. Officials say it's time to move from disaster response to coastal restoration. Eve Troeh reports.
Five years ago, every restaurant in New Orleans was closed because the city was full of water after Hurricane Katrina over-topped the levees. But New Orleans' food culture has rebounded strongly since the storm. Eve Troeh met a family who found an unlikely way to keep their cooking alive.
People inside and outside of New Orleans think the city's recovery after Hurricane Katrina has been too slow and uneven. The hold-up is often blamed on government agencies, but they have to follow residents' rebuilding choices. Five years after the storm, Eve Troeh met the head of the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, and took a tour of projects underway.